The Radical Issue

The Radical Issue

artist paul maheke on the invisibility and hyper-visibility of being a queer person of colour

The London-based artist discusses the importance of creating work that goes beyond representation.
Clementine de Pressigny
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4 chinese artists you need to know

For The Radical Issue, we met four brave, visionary artists from China showing at Frieze London.
i-D Staff
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jordan casteel's harlem portraits shine a magical light on black experience

“My intent is to highlight the magic of our existence as black bodies, and the physical spaces we occupy."
André-Naquian Wheeler
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laurie anderson is the original radical american artist

She even made a concert for dogs.
Charlotte Gush
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dutch model bente oort is the new face you need to know right now

Walking in some of autumn/winter 18's biggest shows, Bente Oort is one to watch. Here, she's shot by Ola Rindal for i-D's Radical Issue.
i-D Team

andre walker is fashion's most independent spirit

Andre Walker is fashion’s most independent spirit, determined to live life his way, at his own pace, for himself.
Steve Salter

yaeji is leading the way for a new wave of introspective melodic dance music

The 24-year-old Korean-American musician makes music that transcends language and explores identity.
Frankie Dunn

urara tsuchiya is the most surreal ceramicist you’ll ever have the pleasure of knowing

Spanning a number of different disciplines -- ceramics, performance, video, costume -- Urara's work reifies the absurdities of human life and nature with a unique and droll charm.
Ryan White

joan jonas has been a pioneer her entire life

As her retrospective opens at the Tate Modern, we spent time with the art icon at her New York home.
Charlie Porter
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no bra, no problems

The trailblazing queer performer had made a space for herself and others in the arts community.
Hanna Hanra
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sketchsesh: when we hosted life drawing classes in our office

What’s the most fun you could have on a Monday night? SketchSesh is the free-flowing brainchild of artists James Davison and Simon Gray. We welcomed them into a corner meeting room of the i-D office for four weeks of reckless, imaginative life drawing.
Matthew Whitehouse

toyin ojih odutola's art is collected by solange and shown at the whitney

The New York-based Nigerian artist imagines a radically soft Afro-present.
André-Naquian Wheeler