7 LGBTQ creatives in Shanghai share their vision for the community
Young innovators reflect on their experiences growing up queer in China and their hopes for a more inclusive future.
The Chinese photographer creating space for queer expression
In a new exhibition opening this month, Zhidong Zhang explores identity amidst censorship in his native country.
The photographer who convinced the world he was a Chinese ambassador
Tseng Kwong Chi collaborated with NY legends like Keith Haring, Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat, and inspired artists like Ai Weiwei.
WINDOWSEN is creating fantastical futuristic couture
Designer Sensen Lii tells i-D China about breaking the mold of what Chinese fashion is supposed to look like.
Inside Shanghai’s tight-knit skate scene
Four riders on how their busy city became China’s skateboarding mecca.
Huang Jiaqi’s photographs blur the lines between fashion, art and eroticism
See the Chinese photographer's self portraits shot for i-D.
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Photos reflecting the quiet energy of Shanghai youth
Shot over two years, Tyler Q Durden's 'Volcano' series captures his friends in response to their ever-evolving world.
5 Highlights from Shanghai Fashion Week
Designers from RUI to Mayali explored both our turbulent times and an inte
These musicians are shaping China’s post-pandemic indie scene
A genre considered dead in the west is currently enrapturing the imaginations of millions across China. From Re-Tros to Chinese Football, these are the figures leading that charge.
5 young Chinese creatives discuss their mental health during the pandemic
Visual artists, musicians, promotors and DJs from across China share their personal experiences with mental health issues and some very good advice.
Shanghai boy wonder Charity SsB is a genre-bending scene staple
Meet him and experience his eclectic debut mixtape ‘NIC3 2 MEET U’ here.
Lay Zhang's euphoric Mandopop songs celebrate his Chinese roots
Fresh off the release of ‘LIT’, the M-pop star discusses his beloved Changsha and the evolution of his solo career.