back in the ussr: the energy and invention of russian film posters

Read an edited extract from "Film Posters of the Russian Avant-Garde." A brand new book that explores the stark, striking, and challenging film posters of a pre-Stalin Soviet Union.
Matthew Whitehouse

photographing the boys of the bolshoi ballet

Former dancer and photographer Kurtiss Lloyd visited the Bolshoi Ballet School, one of the oldest and most esteemed ballet companies in the world, to capture its unique beauty.​
Kurtiss Lloyd

global street style: fashion's russian revolution

In this episode of Global Street Style, i-D heads to Russia for exclusive backstage access to Gosha Rubchinskiy’s spring/summer 18 show in St. Petersburg, and to meet the prolific post-1991 generation carving out their own future. This is the first...

photographing the 'social outcasts' of russia's lumpen agency

We crashed a shoot behind an old Soviet cinema with the models of Avdotja Alexandrova's alternative beauty agency, Lumpen.

pussy riot’s nadya tolokonnikova talks us through her new protest project: immersive theatre

With a Pussy Riot-ran news service and an upcoming theatre production, Nadya Tolokonnikova is hoping to educate the world on the brutal Russian prison system.
Frankie Dunn

what is it like to be young, russian, and politicized in 2017?

We took to the streets of St. Petersburg to meet the young activists looking for change in Russia.
Anastasiia Fedorova

rhys chapman on taking his gay football film to moscow

2018's Football World Cup will be held in Russia — where it’s illegal to promote or engage in "propaganda" relating to LGBT relationships. So what happened when director Rhys Chapman took WONDERKID — his film about the inner turmoil of a gay footballer...
Rhys Chapman

gosha rubchinskiy does burberry in st. petersburg

The check-mania of the early 00s was back on Friday as Gosha Rubchinskiy collaborated with Burberry for his spring/summer 18 show in St. Petersburg. i-D spoke to Gosha, Christopher Bailey, and Stephen Jones about the collection.
Anders Christian Madsen

what politicians' silence on chechnya's 'gay camps' says about lgbtq oppression

Following reports of gay men being rounded up into torture camps in Chechnya, there has been a deafening silence from politicians. i-D considers the consequences of this silence, and speaks with protesters at the Queer Solidarity demonstration outside...
Louis Staples

from russia with love: we meet gosha rubchinskiy and his gang

Designer and photographer Gosha Rubchinskiy is adamant his references do not represent a political agenda. They are instead a reflection of the times we live in, personified by a beautiful gang of young Russian artists and skaters.
Anders Christian Madsen

meet the male models of gosha rubchinskiy’s kaliningrad love story

INRUSSIA’s new documentary peels back the lives, loves, hopes, and dreams of the models who traveled across Russia to take part in the designer’s homecoming show in January.
Felix Petty

from gosha with love

The Russian province of Kaliningrad played host to Gosha Rubchinskiy’s fall/winter 17 collection on Thursday as the designer carried on his mission to portray the Russia he knows and loves.
Anders Christian Madsen