masculinity

Photography

how to capture modern masculinity with yann faucher

French photographer Yann Faucher’s portraiture conveys the tiny details of a person’s character with a clear, confident and definitive style.
Ryan White
6.11.18
The Radical Issue

jordan casteel's harlem portraits shine a magical light on black experience

“My intent is to highlight the magic of our existence as black bodies, and the physical spaces we occupy."
André-Naquian Wheeler
3.23.18
Photography

photography that celebrates a full-spectrum of asian masculinity

Alexandra Leese is a half-Chinese, half-English photographer, looking to dismantle tired stereotypes of Asian men with her imagery.
Ryan White
3.13.18
Culture

iggyldn's powerful videos ask black men to be vulnerable

The London poet and director is reshaping how we think about the nuances of categorisation. Following his beautiful visual projects Black Boys Don't Cry and Fatherhood, Iggy is creating new work with photographer Alice Mann.
Georgia Graham
3.2.18
Culture

wolfgang tillmans photographs fragility as strength

The German photographer's intimate new exhibition, Fragile, is also a reference to his recent film starring Hari Nef.
Nadja Sayej
2.2.18
Photography

my year in photos... by ekua king

As the end of year lists, think pieces and hot takes on all things 2017 roll in, we decided to ask our favourite image-makers to paint a picture of their year through photography. This is Ekua Kings’ year in photos.
i-D Staff
12.18.17
Fashion

orange culture is the unisex brand challenging what it means to be a man in nigeria

“I was getting death threats -- people were telling me that what I was creating was demonic.”
Barclay Bram Shoemaker
12.7.17
Culture

this film explores queerness beyond nightlife

With LGBT spaces closing at an alarming rate, i-D looks at the importance of queer culture transcending nightlife to create community spaces for a potentially otherwise isolated group of people.
Lily Rose Thomas
8.7.17
Culture

this photographer is redefining the male gaze for today’s post-binary world

Frustrated by tired tropes and industry obsessions, London-based photographer Joseph Barrett focused his lens on the men around him. The result is a series of portraits that explores post-modern masculinity.
Steve Salter
6.6.17
Fashion

the gender politics at the heart of this season's men's shows

If autumn/winter 17 was defined by anything, it was a season that tackled traditional masculine codes and proposed a more sensuous man for the future.
Kinza Shenn
1.26.17
Art

​meet the queer artist deconstructing black masculinity

American photographer John Edmonds talks religious iconography, Mapplethorpe and the beauty of the absent.
Benoit Loiseau
12.23.16
Film

the crisis of masculinity in contemporary cinema

With filmmakers increasingly turning their lenses towards the role of the modern man, we look at the films and their deconstruction of society's fragile, outdated concept of masculinity.
Amrou Al-Kadhi
11.10.16