Bristol Photo Festival returns for second edition

Bristol Photo Festival returns for second edition

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Documenting the life of a New York gang leader paralysed by gun violence
Photography

Documenting the life of a New York gang leader paralysed by gun violence

New photobook ‘Say Less’ is a complex yet humanising look into a life wrecked by gun violence and organised crime.

Written by: Isaac Muk

The woman who defined 80s Hip Hop photography
Photography

The woman who defined 80s Hip Hop photography

A new exhibition brings together Janette Beckman’s visionary and boundary pushing images of an era of cultural change and moral panic.

Written by: Miss Rosen

In photos: the dogs of Dogtown
Photography

In photos: the dogs of Dogtown

A new photobook documents Venice Beach’s four legged friends and their colourful cast of owners.

Written by: Isaac Muk

Inside the battle to stop coal
Activism

Inside the battle to stop coal

As the legal challenge against Britain’s first deep coal mine in 30 years reaches the High court, we talk to activists at the centre of the fight to stop it.

Written by: Ben Smoke

A Vibrant Portrait of Afropunk in South African Townships Today
Photography

A Vibrant Portrait of Afropunk in South African Townships Today

Karabo Mooki lifts the lid on Soweto’s countercultural scene, which offers a much-needed antidote to the systemic racism that endures in South Africa.

Written by: Miss Rosen

Dide is providing a voice for elite footballers and young people everywhere
Culture

Dide is providing a voice for elite footballers and young people everywhere

No one knows who he is, not even his teammates, but the Premier League’s masked rapper blends cold flow and drill-informed beats to interrogate the world around him.

Written by: Isaac Muk

At the Demolition Derby and County Fair in Upstate New York
Photography

At the Demolition Derby and County Fair in Upstate New York

Over the last two decades, photographer team Guzman have attended the fair with cameras in hand to crafting a portrait of community.

Written by: Miss Rosen

Summer of Sport

In photos: the highs and lows of the Euro 2024 final
Outdoors

In photos: the highs and lows of the Euro 2024 final

Football did not come home, but across London fans from all backgrounds came together to dream that it could.

Written by: Ossi Piispanen

Dide is providing a voice for elite footballers and young people everywhere
Culture

Dide is providing a voice for elite footballers and young people everywhere

No one knows who he is, not even his teammates, but the Premier League’s masked rapper blends cold flow and drill-informed beats to interrogate the world around him.

Written by: Isaac Muk

Is the evolution of the FIFA game soundtracks a reflection of our changing views of masculinity?
Music

Is the evolution of the FIFA game soundtracks a reflection of our changing views of masculinity?

Lad rock is out, emotionally vulnerable pop is in, but what does the changing face of the musical accompaniment to one of the world’s most popular game franchises tell us about contemporary masculinity? Ali Shutler investigates.

Written by: Ali Shutler

The subversive jerseys challenging the toxic sides of football fandom
Photography

The subversive jerseys challenging the toxic sides of football fandom

Football fanatic and fashion designer Hattie Crowther’s ‘Fuck the Fans’ is giving a new face to fandom in response to racist abuse suffered by England players after Euros 2020.

Written by: Isaac Muk

Why is Neil Diamond’s mega-hit ‘Sweet Caroline’ so intoxicating for sports fans?
Outdoors

Why is Neil Diamond’s mega-hit ‘Sweet Caroline’ so intoxicating for sports fans?

During this summer’s edition of the Euros, one certainty is the ubiquity of Diamond’s 1969 hit. But how and why did it gain such a storied place in England fans’ hearts? Jimmy McIntosh investigates.

Written by: Jimmy McIntosh

Exploring the football fanatic culture of the Middle East
Outdoors

Exploring the football fanatic culture of the Middle East

New photo book ‘Football كرة القدم’ draws together pictures from over a dozen photographers to explore the region’s vibrant football culture.

Written by: Isaac Muk

Climate Focus

Culture

Dide is providing a voice for elite footballers and young people everywhere
Culture

Dide is providing a voice for elite footballers and young people everywhere

No one knows who he is, not even his teammates, but the Premier League’s masked rapper blends cold flow and drill-informed beats to interrogate the world around him.

Written by: Isaac Muk

Is the evolution of the FIFA game soundtracks a reflection of our changing views of masculinity?
Music

Is the evolution of the FIFA game soundtracks a reflection of our changing views of masculinity?

Lad rock is out, emotionally vulnerable pop is in, but what does the changing face of the musical accompaniment to one of the world’s most popular game franchises tell us about contemporary masculinity? Ali Shutler investigates.

Written by: Ali Shutler

India’s bodybuilding boom reflects a nation flexing its muscles
Culture

India’s bodybuilding boom reflects a nation flexing its muscles

Huck’s debut feature documentary reveals how young Indian men are willing to turn their backs on tradition and compete for a better life – even if it means sacrificing their health.

Written by: Alex King

In photos: Three decades of Glastonbury Festival’s people and subcultures
Photography

In photos: Three decades of Glastonbury Festival’s people and subcultures

A new photobook explores the unique cultural experience and communal spirit found at the UK’s largest festival.

Written by: Isaac Muk

Re-enchanted England: Exploring Paganism and Folklore
Culture

Re-enchanted England: Exploring Paganism and Folklore

A new book dives into the ancient traditions and rituals that many are turning to in an age of uncertainty, crisis and climate breakdown.

Written by: Thomas Andrei

Inside London’s Museum of Sex
Culture

Inside London’s Museum of Sex

For two days only a derelict house in south east London will become a hub of artwork exploring eroticism, sexuality, gender, and the body.

Written by: Brit Dawson

Activism

Autism cannot be cured — stop trying
Activism

Autism cannot be cured — stop trying

A questionable study into the ‘reversal’ of autism does nothing but reinforce damaging stereotypes and harm, argues autistic author Jodie Hare.

Written by: Jodie Hare

Inside the battle to stop coal
Activism

Inside the battle to stop coal

As the legal challenge against Britain’s first deep coal mine in 30 years reaches the High court, we talk to activists at the centre of the fight to stop it.

Written by: Ben Smoke

Last week’s election should be a warning to Labour
Activism

Last week’s election should be a warning to Labour

Without delivering real change, really fast, Starmer risks setting the stage for a resurgent far-right argues Green New Deal Rising co-director Fatima Ibrahim

Written by: Fatima Ibrahim

Labour have won by a landslide, now it’s time to abolish the Home Office
Activism

Labour have won by a landslide, now it’s time to abolish the Home Office

This new government needs to set out a radical new agenda, not slot obediently into the existing, failed system argues JCWI’s Ravishaan Rahel Muthiah.

Written by: Ravishaan Rahel Muthiah

How activists have fought back against the escalating housing crisis
Election 2024

How activists have fought back against the escalating housing crisis

The last five years have seen astronomical rises in rents, evictions and spiralling rates of homelessness but communities have been organising, fighting back and, whisper it, winning.

Written by: Micha Frazer-Carroll

Zarah Sultana: “You won’t break my soul”
Election 2024

Zarah Sultana: “You won’t break my soul”

We caught up with the Labour candidate for Coventry South as she fights for re-election to talk about her first term in Parliament, the future of the country and whether football is coming home.

Written by: Ben Smoke

Outdoors

In photos: the highs and lows of the Euro 2024 final
Outdoors

In photos: the highs and lows of the Euro 2024 final

Football did not come home, but across London fans from all backgrounds came together to dream that it could.

Written by: Ossi Piispanen

The untold story of surfing’s ancient African roots
Outsiders Project

The untold story of surfing’s ancient African roots

Watch a Huck-exclusive preview of Wade in the Water, which reclaims the 1,000-year-old Black surfing tradition and hopes to inspire a new generation of Black surfers.

Written by: Sam Haddad

Why is Neil Diamond’s mega-hit ‘Sweet Caroline’ so intoxicating for sports fans?
Outdoors

Why is Neil Diamond’s mega-hit ‘Sweet Caroline’ so intoxicating for sports fans?

During this summer’s edition of the Euros, one certainty is the ubiquity of Diamond’s 1969 hit. But how and why did it gain such a storied place in England fans’ hearts? Jimmy McIntosh investigates.

Written by: Jimmy McIntosh

Exploring the football fanatic culture of the Middle East
Outdoors

Exploring the football fanatic culture of the Middle East

New photo book ‘Football كرة القدم’ draws together pictures from over a dozen photographers to explore the region’s vibrant football culture.

Written by: Isaac Muk

Behind surfer Tony Caramanico’s vibrant journal art
Photography

Behind surfer Tony Caramanico’s vibrant journal art

A new book chronicles almost half a century of the legendary east coast surfer’s diary entries.

Written by: Isaac Muk

In Photos: Cooper’s Hill cheese roll
Photography

In Photos: Cooper’s Hill cheese roll

Each year in the Cotswolds, hundreds of competitors sprint down a sheer, uneven cliff to chase after a wheel of Double Gloucester cheese, risking injury and even consciousness. This year we sent photographer Theo McInnes to capture the action.

Written by: Ben Smoke

Film

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Little White Lies’ new issue explores the sick, comic excess of Kinds of Kindness
Film

Little White Lies’ new issue explores the sick, comic excess of Kinds of Kindness

The latest issue from Huck’s sister magazine is an eye-popping and lurid exploration of Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos’ new offering writes editor David Jenkins.

Written by: David Jenkins

Finding redemption at the bars
Huck Presents

Finding redemption at the bars

Directed by Spencer Murphy, The Bars celebrates a community that has grown up around bar parks made from knives recovered from the streets of London by charity Steel Warriors.

Written by: Alex King

Thessaloniki International Doc Festival is celebrating LGBTQ+ Cinema
Film

Thessaloniki International Doc Festival is celebrating LGBTQ+ Cinema

A report from the 2024 TIDF sees art, empathy, a bit of violence and a hopeful vision for the future of Greek cinema.

Written by: Christina Newland

The Existential Guide To Street Photography
Huck X Vans

The Existential Guide To Street Photography

Charlie Kwai is living proof that you don’t need to be obsessed with craft or top of the range equipment to take great photos. For the Londoner, it’s simply about being curious – and getting really, really close.

Written by: Zach Sebastian

Erin Axelman: ‘Ignorance keeps the pro-Israel narrative alive’
Activism

Erin Axelman: ‘Ignorance keeps the pro-Israel narrative alive’

The Israelism director talks about the film’s morphing impact, Israel’s colonialism, and being accused of being anti-semitic.

Written by: Isaac Muk

Zendaya fronts Little White Lies’ Challengers issue
Little White Lies

Zendaya fronts Little White Lies’ Challengers issue

The latest issue from Huck’s sister magazine is a sizzling and opulent deep dive into director Luca Guadagino’s latest tennis based offering, writes editor David Jenkins

Written by: David Jenkins

Latest

Autism cannot be cured — stop trying
Activism

Autism cannot be cured — stop trying

A questionable study into the ‘reversal’ of autism does nothing but reinforce damaging stereotypes and harm, argues autistic author Jodie Hare.

Written by: Jodie Hare

Bristol Photo Festival returns for second edition
Photography

Bristol Photo Festival returns for second edition

After the success of it’s inaugural run, the festival returns this autumn with exhibitions, education and community programmes exploring a world in constant motion through still image.

Written by: Ben Smoke

Documenting the life of a New York gang leader paralysed by gun violence
Photography

Documenting the life of a New York gang leader paralysed by gun violence

New photobook ‘Say Less’ is a complex yet humanising look into a life wrecked by gun violence and organised crime.

Written by: Isaac Muk

The woman who defined 80s Hip Hop photography
Photography

The woman who defined 80s Hip Hop photography

A new exhibition brings together Janette Beckman’s visionary and boundary pushing images of an era of cultural change and moral panic.

Written by: Miss Rosen

In photos: the dogs of Dogtown
Photography

In photos: the dogs of Dogtown

A new photobook documents Venice Beach’s four legged friends and their colourful cast of owners.

Written by: Isaac Muk

Inside the battle to stop coal
Activism

Inside the battle to stop coal

As the legal challenge against Britain’s first deep coal mine in 30 years reaches the High court, we talk to activists at the centre of the fight to stop it.

Written by: Ben Smoke

In photos: the highs and lows of the Euro 2024 final
Outdoors

In photos: the highs and lows of the Euro 2024 final

Football did not come home, but across London fans from all backgrounds came together to dream that it could.

Written by: Ossi Piispanen

A Vibrant Portrait of Afropunk in South African Townships Today
Photography

A Vibrant Portrait of Afropunk in South African Townships Today

Karabo Mooki lifts the lid on Soweto’s countercultural scene, which offers a much-needed antidote to the systemic racism that endures in South Africa.

Written by: Miss Rosen

Dide is providing a voice for elite footballers and young people everywhere
Culture

Dide is providing a voice for elite footballers and young people everywhere

No one knows who he is, not even his teammates, but the Premier League’s masked rapper blends cold flow and drill-informed beats to interrogate the world around him.

Written by: Isaac Muk

On the Road with the Free Photographic Omnibus around 1970s Britain
Photography

On the Road with the Free Photographic Omnibus around 1970s Britain

Photographer Daniel Meadows took off around the UK in an old bus to capture a unique portrait of a changing nation.

Written by: Miss Rosen

Last week’s election should be a warning to Labour
Activism

Last week’s election should be a warning to Labour

Without delivering real change, really fast, Starmer risks setting the stage for a resurgent far-right argues Green New Deal Rising co-director Fatima Ibrahim

Written by: Fatima Ibrahim

At the Demolition Derby and County Fair in Upstate New York
Photography

At the Demolition Derby and County Fair in Upstate New York

Over the last two decades, photographer team Guzman have attended the fair with cameras in hand to crafting a portrait of community.

Written by: Miss Rosen

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