peace week

peace week

we skyped the 16-year-old saving the world one bird at a time

“Who are you to tell me what I can and can't talk about?” Mya-Rose is on a mission to get young people interested in nature, and change the world while she’s at it. Not bad for a 15-year-old.
Georgie Wright
1.26.18
peace week

9 queer activists on powering up the community

Brilliant LGBTQIA+ activists on the ways they create spaces and take action to liberate the community. We’ve come far, but, as Celine Dion once sang, there’s miles to go before we sleep.
Tom Rasmussen
1.26.18
peace week

5 stories about seeking refugee status in the UK

“What makes me happy about London is that I feel like a human again here. I haven't felt that in such a long time.” For i-D’s Peace Week, we meet five men and women from refugee backgrounds, who share their stories about coming to London.
Ryan White
Olivia Head
1.26.18
peace week

the raw power movement want to be the first port of call for tomorrow’s activists

“If you’re not fighting it, you’re part of the problem.”
Roisin Lanigan
1.26.18
peace week

the world needs more artists like diamond stingily

Responding to everything from surveillance to the structures that control our lives, Chicago-born artist and poet Diamond Stingily's work is important, necessary and, most importantly, exciting.
Francesca Gavin
1.25.18
peace week

the performance artist using social media to take on the tories

Since 2013, British performance artist Mark McGowan has been confronting today’s endless stream of injustice and corruption with angry, politicised and hilarious daily rants as The Artist Taxi Driver. But who is the man behind the wraparound shades?
Nathalie Olah
1.25.18
Culture

rod stanley on creating political zine good trouble

“Good Trouble is a really powerful cultural weapon that’s much needed in these dark and weird times, there’s nothing else like it that I know of”, says artist Peter Kennard.
Georgie Wright
1.25.18
peace week

Amika George won't compromise her femininity just to be taken seriously

The trailblazing teenager and Free Periods founder Amika George offers her notes on being a woman
Tish Weinstock
1.25.18
Features

not in our name: images dedicated to a future that does not rely on bombs

As we celebrate Peace Week, we throw back to a selection of images from our 2003 Action Issue. Curated by i-D co-founder Tricia Jones, it features some of our best loved contributors and collaborators, as they share their ideas and thoughts on peace.
i-D Staff
1.25.18
Music

transgender pop star haiifa magic is breaking down biases in the arab world

We spoke to Haiffa about how she refuses to let societal standards silence her.
Bo Hanna
1.24.18
peace week

we did a fashion shoot with brooke candy over skype

Palestinian artist Shukri Lawrence has loved Freaky Prince$$ rapper Brooke Candy since he was 14. So we said, why don’t you just phone her up over Skype and do a bonkers fashion shoot?
Shukri Lawrence
1.24.18
peace week

“to deny my people is to deny peace itself, period” – reem kawasmi

As part of 18-year-old Palestinian artist Shukri Lawrence’s Peace Week takeover, he asked his friend Reem Kawasmi to share a poem that hopes for freedom and harmony.
Reem Kawasmi
1.24.18
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