Derek Ridgers

Culture

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.
Matthew Whitehouse
10.8.18
Photography

derek ridgers’ latest photobook is an homage to 80s style tribes

The era defining photographer is at it again.
Tish Weinstock
9.8.17
News

gucci are releasing a limited edition encyclopedia

A is for Alessandro, B is for Book, C is for Collector’s Item.
Georgie Wright
6.28.17
News

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?
i-D Staff
7.18.16
punk

derek ridgers: punk then and punk now

The photographer opens up his punk archive from 1977 to shine a light on the scene’s incendiary early days.
Felix Petty
6.8.16
Interview

​derek ridgers: youth culture in action

David Owen of IDEA Books speaks to London’s documentarian Derek Ridgers, about his new book, The Others.
David Owen
11.12.15
Photography

skinheads 1979 - 84

An intimate portrait of the English skinhead scene by Derek Ridgers
i-D Team
8.6.14
Photography

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.
Ryan White
7.23.14