What Glastonbury looked like 30 years ago
On what would have been its 50th anniversary weekend, photographer Derek Ridgers shares a selection of images shot at Glastonbury on assignment for NME.
iconic photographer derek ridgers on how to take a great image
Derek Ridgers's new book draws on the photographer’s lesser known archive of rock photography, featuring iconic images of Damon Albarn, Neneh Cherry, Nick Cave, Snoop Dogg, and more.
derek ridgers’ latest photobook is an homage to 80s style tribes
The era defining photographer is at it again.
gucci are releasing a limited edition encyclopedia
A is for Alessandro, B is for Book, C is for Collector’s Item.
photographing the surprising intricacy of punk hairstyles
Derek Ridgers started taking portraits at London punk clubs after realizing the kids looked more interesting than the bands. As he shares the most iconic snaps from his archive, he tells i-D about counterculture hairstyles and why young people are just...
from counterculture to pop culture, 80 years of british identity in images
The new exhibition 'An Ideal For Living' archives images of modern Britain's changing culture.
listen to our talk on the existence of subcultures in 2016
i-D Deputy Editor Lynette Nylander joined photographer Derek Ridgers, DJ and grime activist Sian Anderson, fashion upstart Charles Jeffrey and director Dexter Navy at Citadel Festival to answer the question: does subculture still exist?
photographer derek ridgers talks punk then and now
The photographer opens up his punk archive from 1977 to shine a light on the scene’s incendiary early days.
photographing the mullets and moshpits of london's 80s club scene
David Owen of IDEA Books speaks to London’s documentarian Derek Ridgers, about his new book, 'The Others.'
skinheads 1979 - 84
An intimate portrait of the English skinhead scene by Derek Ridgers
derek ridgers is still photographing london's subcultures
Derek Ridgers’ London Youth gives unprecedented access into the heart and soul of the subcultures that defined London’s alternative club scene across the 70s and 80s. From the latter days of punk to the early days of acid house, Ridgers’ lens...