sub.culture

Culture

photographs of the world's most extreme gabber and hardcore fans

It remains one of the most original subcultures of the last few decades and continues to amaze us with its unique aesthetic. A new photo exhibit in Amsterdam shows the international sides of hardcore between Italy, the Netherlands, and Japan.
Amanda Margiaria
10.11.17
Photography

documenting the traveling ravers, clubbers, and hippies of the late 80s and early 90s

Matthew Smith’s images document the UK's outsider youth movements at the end of the Thatcherism in all their mud-caked, pill-soaked bliss and righteous anger.
Felix Petty
3.1.17
Culture

ken russell's teddy girls and boys

A new exhibition brings together the famed director's historic images of the subculture in its prime.
Georgie Wright
2.17.17
Culture

the world’s first museum of youth culture could be opening in london

The people behind 'Sleazenation' have been awarded a lottery grant to start restoring a vast archive of subculture photography.
Felix Petty
1.31.17
Culture

'the teds': revisiting a classic of british documentary photography

Before rock ‘n’ roll, there were teddy boys. After rock ‘n’ roll, there were teddy boys. Chris Steele-Perkins captured them all.
Matthew Whitehouse
9.21.16
Beauty

the ultimate i-D guide to youtube's beauty subcultures

From cosplay and kawaii to the male MUAs shattering boring gender stereotypes, get familiar with the weirdly empowering world of internet beauty trends.
Hannah Ongley
7.29.16
punk

janette beckman's iconic punk photographs capture britain's youth rebellion

From punks hanging around outside BOY and Worlds End, Mods in London and Ska girls in Coventry, to Joe Strummer backstage and the Specials in Southend, Janette Beckman captured the birth of the most explosive British subculture of all time. An...
Charlotte Gush
6.24.16
punk

photographer derek ridgers talks punk then and now

The photographer opens up his punk archive from 1977 to shine a light on the scene’s incendiary early days.
Felix Petty
6.8.16
Culture

all the young punks: the eternal style of subculture

From Margate to Blackpool, Owen Harvey has traveled the country documenting the world of modern-day Mods and Skinheads.
Giulia Mutti
4.12.16
Culture

looking into madrid's subcultural youth tribes

'Subculturcide' is the new book by Andrea Ferrer which analyzes the urban tribes that have roamed the streets of Madrid in the last decade, and through the work of several photographers aims to show how the internet generation has abandoned prejudice...
Álvaro Piñero
3.25.15
Think Pieces

2014 the year of... internet fashion subcultures

From Normcore to Health Goth, 2014 was the year that fashion’s subcultures started taking their cues from the net instead of the street.
Felix Petty
12.30.14
Fashion

a street style journey through british subcultures at new exhibition

Londonnewcastle project space is celebrating 25 years of British street style.
Tish Weinstock
12.5.14
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