raf simons and fred perry are dropping vacuum-packed archive pieces across the world
It’s a celebration of their 10-year anniversary.
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.
documenting the new age travellers, ravers, clubbers, and hippies of the late 80s and early 90s
Matthew Smith’s images, collated and soon to be published in new book Exist to Resist thanks to a Kickstarter campaign document the outsider youth movements of the end of the Thatcherism in all their mud-caked, pill-soaked bliss and righteous anger.
ken russell's teddy girls and boys
A new exhibition brings together the famed-director's historic images of the subculture in its prime.
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.
gay cruising through 70s colombia
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.
capturing the teds: a classic of british documentary photography
Before rock ‘n’ roll, there was the teds. After rock ‘n’ roll, there was the teds. Chris Steele-Perkins captured them all.
princess julia could tell you some stories
And she will, if you go along to Soho House on Wednesday.
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?
examining the seismic changes to europe's political landscape through art
As a new show at Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven opens, exhibiting art made in six European countries during the tumultuous 80s, we contemplate culture and counterculture as a litmus test for a country's political climate.
punk exhibition by iconic music photographer janette beckman opens tonight
From punks hanging around outside BOY and Worlds End, Mods in London and Ska girls in Coventry, to Joe Strummer backstage and the Specials in Southend, Janette Beckman captured the birth of the most explosive British subculture of all time.
derek ridgers: punk then and punk now
The photographer opens up his punk archive from 1977 to shine a light on the scene’s incendiary early days.