Nightlife

Photography

Photographing 2 years of parties, after-parties & after-after-parties

Living amongst art students in south London, Evie Shandilya made her hedonistic new book, 'I Just Want to Party'.
Ravi Ghosh
10.5.22
Music

Get to know Toronto's queer club scene

Local DJs and creators of parties like JERK, Strapped, SMOKED and Pep Rally tell us what makes their city's nightlife so unique.
Hazel Ong
8.22.22
Photography

Parties, punks & techno raves: 10 photo stories about hedonism through history

On World Photo Day 2022, we're looking at some of our fave stories of the last year.
i-D Staff
8.19.22
Photography

Pedro Pinho's photos find religion in Brazil’s queer rave scene

The Sao Paulo-based photographer draws parallels between his conservative Evangelical upbringing and the hedonistic parties he documents.
Emma Russell
7.7.22
Culture

The ravers on a mission to save Dublin’s dying dance party scene

The city's nightlife is being crippled by development hell and skyrocketing rents, but young Dubliners aren't giving up without a fight.
Izzy Copestake
5.17.22
Photography

Photographs of 80s nightlife at the height of acid house

Dave Swindells new book celebrates a pre-smartphone era of carefree hedonism during the "second summer of love".
Roisin Lanigan
5.12.22
Photography

Photographs of Napoli's burgeoning ballroom scene

For a city with famously queer roots, the community is a space for young Italians to unite and express their individuality.
Lina Giselle Murillo Martinez
3.31.22
Photography

Photographing New York's wild alternative punk shows and raves

Destiny Mata's 'The Way We Were' captures a decade of anarchy in Latino, Black and Asian punk circles.
Miss Rosen
3.7.22
Photography

These photos find humanity in the dark underbelly of 70s Tokyo

Street photographer Seiji Kurata became famous for his after-hours portraits of Japanese gangsters, cabaret dancers and nightclub hostesses.
Emma Russell
2.3.22
Photography

A wild ride through a 70s New York sex club

Photographer Donna Ferrato takes us back 40 years to the explicit scenes of Plato’s Retreat, an infamous Upper West Side haunt.
Miss Rosen
1.31.22
Music

Inside Lagos's emerging, inclusive rave scene

Following the End SARS movement, youth in Lagos are finding freedom, community and love at underground dance parties.
Nelson C.J.
1.24.22
Photography

The best nightlife photography series we ran this year

Here's 12 stories we published in 2021 that shouldn't be missed.
i-D Staff
12.31.21
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