masculinity

Music

tobi's debut album is a message to his teen self

i-D talks to the Nigerian-Canadian artist about how he is redefining masculinity through music.
Mankaprr Conteh
5.2.19
Art

the artist tackling toxic masculinity through nude portrait sessions

Watch Daniel Crook's 'Precious Stones' series being made, in a film by Luka Fisher and Matthew Kaundart.
Isabelle Kohn
12.10.18
Photography

5 photographers reimagining masculinity

From ​Turkish men in ruffled Gucci blouses to Mexico's Cholombiano subculture, fashion photography lets us push the boundaries of what it means to be a man today.
Sarah Moroz
11.19.18
Photography

ethereal portraits of boys free from gender confines

Julia Falkner and Lorena Hydeman traveled from Barcelona to a mountain village documenting boys — age six to 16 — in their homes.
Sarah Moroz
11.16.18
Fashion

the moscow designer making lace blouses for liberated men

'For me, the real man is a person with an absolute inner freedom, with open sexuality and non-stereotypical thinking," Russia's Nikita Kalmykov tells i-D of his young brand ODOR.
Hannah Ongley
10.25.18
Photography

paul mpagi sepuya uses portraiture to explore homoerotic desire

'Mirror studies' is a beautiful, disorienting blend of nude bodies — in which the photographer and the viewer are both present.
Sarah Moroz
10.19.18
Culture

'fuck boy investigation' explores latin masculinity

Hernán Kael's photos of everyday boys use makeup and urban art to challenge the parameters of masculine beauty.
Diego Menchaca
9.18.18
Culture

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
3.23.18
Culture

iggyldn's powerful videos ask men to be more vulnerable

The London poet and director is reshaping how we think about the nuances of categorization. Following his beautiful visual projects 'Black Boys Don't Cry' and 'Fatherhood,' Iggy is creating new work with photographer Alice Mann.
Georgia Graham
3.1.18
Culture

40 years of iconic 'playboy' ads reveal a lot about masculinity

With her visual essay 'Boy', French artist Sarah Vadé looks at the iconic publication through a feminist lens.
Malou Briand Rautenberg
2.16.18
Culture

wolfgang tillmans photographs his friends being vulnerable

The German photographer's intimate new exhibition, 'Fragile,' is also a reference to his recent film starring Hari Nef.
Nadja Sayej
2.1.18
Photography

my year in photos... by ekua king

As the end of year lists, think pieces and hot takes on all things 2017 roll in, we decided to ask our favourite image-makers to paint a picture of their year through photography. This is Ekua Kings’ year in photos.
i-D Staff
12.18.17
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