Paris Is Burning

News

An hour of unseen Paris Is Burning footage is coming next year

Jennie Livingston’s queer classic is getting the deluxe treatment, with Criterion edition release slated for 2020
Douglas Greenwood
11.19.19
Culture

‘paris is burning’ director jennie livingston reflects on the film's legacy

As the restored documentary returns to theaters, Livingston discusses controversy, inclusivity, and working on 'Pose.'
Sarah Gooding
6.12.19
Culture

remembering the legacy of voguing pioneer hector xtravaganza

After his death in December, the ballroom legend and 'Pose' consultant gets the extravagant memorial he deserves.
Ilise S. Carter
3.14.19
Culture

meet the ballroom legends of atlanta's underground voguing scene

Leikeli47 and Cakes da Killa headline an extravagant vogue ball in Atlanta — where one of the last great American subcultures has been quietly thriving for decades.
Michelle Lhooq
11.19.18
News

house of xtravaganza is new york's most fabulous family

The iconic, queer, all-Latinx ballroom house reunited to perform at the Aperture Gala in NYC, alongside disco diva Kathy Sledge.
Nicole DeMarco
10.31.18
Culture

this new film is basically paris is burning meets the shining

We caught up with director Gaspar Noé in Cannes to talk about his killer new film, Climax.
Douglas Greenwood
5.18.18
Culture

watch the trailer for 'pose,' your next binge watch that’s all about queer ball culture

Fans of 'Paris is Burning,' take note!
Douglas Greenwood
5.4.18
Culture

what the new generation can learn from paris is burning

In his debut novel, The House of Impossible Beauties, Joseph Cassara pulls back the curtain on the ballroom scene and paints a poignant picture of the colourful but tragic lives of the original members of the House of Xtravaganza.
Alim Kheraj
2.21.18
Fashion

frank ocean’s 10 most subversive fashion moments

The R&B superstar celebrated his 30th birthday in glittering Gucci leggings, and fueled the year’s best bromance by wearing a Brad Pitt t-shirt. We track the evolution of Frank’s quietly disruptive sartorial statements.
Hannah Ongley
10.31.17
i-D

the world’s most exciting new vogue scene is in auckland

How queer pacific islanders are challenging conservative values, finding family, and creating safe spaces through voguing.
Wendy Syfret
i-D Staff
5.16.17
Culture

the 10 best films about clubbing

Kickstart your weekend with this playlist of feature films and documentaries that celebrate clubbing in all its excess.
Colin Crummy
8.19.16
Culture

paris is burning again

No matter what category you walk in, you better work it! The vogue ball scene has found a new lease of life in its spiritual home, Paris.
Stuart Brumfitt
7.7.16
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