sub.culture

Culture

TikTok has reinvented the teenage bedroom

Snogging your hand in secret? Worshipping the posters of pop stars on your bedroom wall? All this has changed in the age of Tiktok.
Emma Madden
5.5.20
Opinion

an ode to stone island, the brand that britain misunderstood

How did the Italian label end up being claimed by so many subcultural movements?
Calum Gordon
7.5.19
News

raf simons and fred perry are dropping vacuum-packed archive pieces across the world

It’s a celebration of their 10-year anniversary.
Ryan White
7.16.18
Culture

photographs of the world's most extreme gabber and hardcore fans

It remains one of the most original subcultures of the last few decades and continues to amaze us with its unique aesthetic. A new photo exhibit in Amsterdam shows the international sides of hardcore between Italy, the Netherlands, and Japan.
Amanda Margiaria
10.11.17
Film

meet the break-out stars of spaceship, the british teen subculture film

Tallulah Rose Haddon and Lucian Charles Collier are the trippy kids of Alex Taylor’s debut film.
Colin Crummy
5.20.17
Photography

documenting the traveling ravers, clubbers, and hippies of the late 80s and early 90s

Matthew Smith’s images document the UK's outsider youth movements at the end of the Thatcherism in all their mud-caked, pill-soaked bliss and righteous anger.
Felix Petty
3.1.17
Culture

ken russell's teddy girls and boys

A new exhibition brings together the famed director's historic images of the subculture in its prime.
Georgie Wright
2.17.17
Culture

the world’s first museum of youth culture could be opening in london

The people behind 'Sleazenation' have been awarded a lottery grant to start restoring a vast archive of subculture photography.
Felix Petty
1.31.17
Culture

meet the artist who secretly documented 70s bogotá's gay cruising spots

As his early photographic work finally comes into the light, Colombian artist Miguel Ángel Rojas discusses his 50-year career and his country’s history of queer subcultures.
Benoit Loiseau
11.4.16
Culture

'the teds': revisiting a classic of british documentary photography

Before rock ‘n’ roll, there were teddy boys. After rock ‘n’ roll, there were teddy boys. Chris Steele-Perkins captured them all.
Matthew Whitehouse
9.21.16
i-D

the ultimate i-D guide to youtube's beauty subcultures

From cosplay and kawaii to the male MUAs shattering boring gender stereotypes, get familiar with the weirdly empowering world of internet beauty trends.
Hannah Ongley
7.29.16
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
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