subcultures

Music

India’s young metal scene is furiously raging against a corrupt government

We speak to members of the underground subculture making anti-capitalist music fuelled by discontent.
Jak Hutchcraft
7.28.20
Culture

90s subcultures: where are they now?

What ever happened to the gabbers, the skinheads, the metalheads and the juggalos?
Benedetta Pini
10.23.18
Fashion

throwback to 1987, when i-D presented six style tribes of the moment!

British paninari, cuties, metalists, westenders, goth chics and the brash pack: i-D's Pop Issue put a spotlight on the most influential subcultures of the 1980s!
i-D Staff
5.4.17
Photography

raw photographs from russia's emerging hip-hop subculture

Sonya Kydeeva directs her photographer’s gaze on the young people of Russia as they search for identity within the pulse of a rising scene.
J.L. Sirisuk
11.17.16
News

a musical history of rebellious self-expression at new dr martens oxford street store

Journey through subcultures with the iconic British brand...
Francesca Dunn
8.20.15
Culture

photographing my little pony and mermaid subcultures at america’s fan conventions

Arthur Drooker talks to i-D about learning to embrace Brony culture for his latest series, "Conventional Wisdom."
Alice Newell-Hanson
8.7.15
Fashion

​dissecting the backlash against the skhothane

South Africa’s Skhothane are obsessed with consumption and designer goods, how is this different from every other subculture?
Matthew Whitehouse
6.25.15
Fashion

worn in: the johannesburg subculture that burns sneakers

For the first in our "Worn In" series, we travel to downtown Johannesburg, where for the Skhothanes, life is all about looking good and making money. As rival groups the Casa Novas and the Pro Italian Takers take it outside to the streets of Tembisa...
i-D Staff
6.23.15
watch

clubland: beauty and subculture through the ages

i-D presents Clubland, a new film directed by Mexican brothers Santiago and Mauricio Sierra, part of our Beautiful Collaborations project, made possible by Microsoft. The filmmaker duo, alongside visionary New York make-up artist Ralph Siciliano, take...
i-D Staff
6.5.15
Culture

john kilar is the ultimate festival photographer

John Kilar’s photographs capture the beautiful side of sometimes not-so-beautiful scenes, from communes to Coachella.
Courtney Iseman
4.13.15
Interviews

the colorful activism of new york's most radical queers

The New York radical queers are creating a powerful community through progressive politics, community gardens, wild parties, and colorful performance.
Rory Satran
3.27.15
Music

are music subcultures losing their definition?

​Today, the music we listen to no longer dictates the clothes we wear. In our consumer-driven, social-media obsessed society musical subcultures are in danger of losing both their definition and their ability to challenge the status quo. Tish Weinstock...
Tish Weinstock
3.4.15
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