ian kenneth bird

Photography

my year in photos... by ian kenneth bird

As the end of year lists, think pieces, and hot takes on all things 2017 roll in, we decided to ask our favorite image-makers to paint a picture of their year through photography. This is Ian Kenneth Bird's year in photos.
i-D Staff
12.22.17
Culture

new genuary: introducing ian kenneth bird

Another year, another fresh batch of exciting young talent. Throughout the month of January, we'll be introducing the photographers set to define 2017. Capturing the world around them and interpreting it through the prism of their own experiences, each...
Tish Weinstock
1.2.17
Culture

documenting the places and faces of london's skate scene

In his latest exhibition, photographer Ian Kenneth Bird's intimate portraits capture the personalities behind the capital's DIY skate spots.
Lula Ososki
6.29.16
Culture

how london skaters beat gentrification

In a rare feat of culture triumphing over commerce, the Southbank’s Undercroft Skatepark was saved from redevelopment last year. Last week, London skaters gathered to cement the park's place in history by christening new concrete obstacles...
Felicity Kinsella
12.10.15
Fashion

meet london's new wave of east end skaters

Back in the late 80s and early 90s, skaters found a love for sportswear and adopted the coach's jacket into their culture, and it has stood the test of time as a skate staple. As the second wave of skate gains momentum among London’s youth, we take to...
i-D Staff
9.14.15
Culture

​the second wave of skate culture

It’s been decades since skateboarding has entered the mainstream, but with London’s skateparks being saved and the rapid growth of brands like Supreme and Palace, it’s suddenly cooler than ever.
Anastasiia Fedorova
8.11.15