The Radical Issue

The Radical Issue

simeon barclay: from small-town yorkshire to the tate

Simeon Barclay went from working in a factory in Yorkshire and dreaming of being an artist, to creating an exhilarating solo show at Tate Britain.
Matthew Whitehouse
3.9.18
The Radical Issue

you have to see the films of artist charlotte prodger

Her singular take on time, existence and queerness mark her as one of the most radical of her generation.
Charlie Porter
3.8.18
The Radical Issue

a celebration of all the personalities i-D loves in the art world today

The following artists are united by their fierce individuality, by the way they express themselves with bravery and conviction.
i-D Staff
3.8.18
The Radical Issue

watch nkisi live and you'll see the world differently

Nkisi is the south London-based DJ, producer and artist aiming to exchange knowledge and positive energy through her hard and irrepressible club music.
Frankie Dunn
3.7.18
The Radical Issue

daniela vega is the star of oscar-winning trans love story, a fantasic woman

You have to see Daniela Vega shattering Hollywood’s glass ceiling for trans actresses in the Oscar-nominated A Fantastic Woman.
Colin Crummy
3.5.18
The Radical Issue

artist jesse darling doesn’t like interviews

But their art speaks plenty.
Clementine de Pressigny
3.5.18
The Radical Issue

darja bajagić's art is difficult to look at and difficult to look away from

Sex, death, violence, pornography, desire, fear and voyeurism all take centre stage in this artist’s practice.
Felix Petty
3.2.18
Culture

jimmy merris says forget the art, the world is in trouble

After a short stint in Snowdonia, Jimmy is back in south London -- working out of a funeral parlour and creating uniquely sinister yet humorous work.
Ryan White
3.1.18
The Radical Issue

the phantasmagoric world of artist kris lemsalu and her monkey skull named erik

Estonian multi-disciplinary artist Kris Lemsalu creates sculptures and performances that playfully dance along the lines of humanity and mortality.
Ryan White
2.28.18
Culture

lubaina himid isn’t proud to be the first black woman to win the turner prize

She thinks it’s a disgrace someone didn’t win earlier.
Felix Petty
2.27.18
Culture

why we need to radically rethink the power structures of the art world

Kimberly Drew is an art world activist who works at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and uses social media to give visibility to artists under-represented by institutions.
Kimberly Drew
2.21.18
Culture

youth after grenfell, curated by juergen teller

In the following story, young people connected to the Grenfell community document their lives over the past few months. Taken from i-D's The Radical Issue.
i-D Staff
2.20.18