death

Film

She Dies Tomorrow is frightening because it's a sign of our times

In the new existential horror film by Amy Seimetz, anxiety and fear of death spread like a disease. Or a virus.
Beatrice Loayza
8.5.20
Culture

why are millennials and gen z so obsessed with death?

Rather than being the age-old taboo, it seems we're finally becoming more comfortable with the idea of our own demise. Probably because the planet is dying right along with us.
Tom George
8.22.19
death

seven podcasts you need to listen to

As a new series from the creators of 'Serial' arrives, here are our picks of the preeminent podcasts to listen to now.
Hattie Collins
3.30.17
News

remembering radical chinese photographer ren hang

Censored in his homeland and celebrated around the world, Ren has passed away at just 29 years old. Using little more than naked bodies and a 35mm film camera, the self-taught provocateur captured the pure magic of desire.
Hannah Ongley
2.24.17
Culture

​how tragedy turned david hockney back onto portraiture

The artist’s show at the Royal Academy, a series of new portraits, was inspired by the memory of his dead assistant.
Felix Petty
6.30.16
Culture

death and holograms: inside the world of julia deville

As Australia’s gothic art queen prepares for a technological revolution, we speak to her about death as an influence and keeping yourself alive.
Kasumi Borczyk
6.27.16
Music

prince has passed away at 57

The singer died at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota early Thursday morning, his publicist has confirmed.
i-D Staff
Hannah Ongley
4.21.16
Music

rip david bowie

The musical legend died today after a long battle with cancer.
i-D Staff
1.11.16
Music

​why david bowie’s 'blackstar' is a lesson in growing old meaningfully

The most important pop star is back with an experimental new record that rivals his best. We dissect the album and explain why Bowie’s second life is turning out to be so rich.
Felix Petty
1.8.16
News

visage lead singer steve strange passes away

The singer, and one of the leaders of the New Romantic movement, has died of a heart attack. i-D's Princess Julia shares her memories.
i-D Team
2.13.15