Posts By: Andrea Kurland

10 minutes with skate legend Tony Alva

Tony Alva is on his feet, pacing. A moment ago, he was sat on the end of a sofa after suggesting that we both take a seat. A moment before that, he was on his board, riding to a gathered crowd at the House of Vans skatepark. After stretching his legs briefly, he decides to… Read more »

Growing up as a woman in the east and west

Born in Lebanon, Rania Matar left her homeland during the Civil War to study architecture at Cornell University in upstate New York. But it was September 11 that would be the turning point in her life, as she decided to pursue a career in photography as a means to create an empowering and inclusive narrative…. Read more »

The vigilantes fighting Myanmar’s heroin epidemic

There are an estimated 135 indigenous ethnic groups spread across Myanmar. However, they only make up a third of the country’s total population. The Bamar (Burman), who make up the remaining 68 per cent, control all aspects of the country’s government and Military. Shortly after World War Two ended and the British Empire was dissolved, control over Myanmar was handed over… Read more »

Limited edition photography now available on the Huck printshop

In conjunction with Rule-Breakers: The Exhibition, Huck has launched the printshop, an online space in which selected prints from artists featured in the magazine are available to buy. Acting as a carefully curated hub, the Huck printshop seeks to make the work of photography’s most exciting names accessible for readers to enjoy in their homes.‘Rule-Breakers’ marks the first collection of prints… Read more »

The photographer tackling an entire history of misogyny

In 2013, the Spanish government proposed a change to the abortion law that would make it more restrictive. Luckily, they didn’t succeed. But when I realised my rights could be jeopardised at any time, I started looking into abortion access around the world, exploring the repercussions for other women. Presenting my project, On Abortion, for… Read more »

Inside the first radio network made for, and by, refugees

Larry Macauley is a busy man. Originally from Nigeria, he arrived on Italian shores in 2014, where he was “shocked” by how few Europeans had any idea about the poor conditions faced by refugees. In an effort to spread their story, he experimented with activist-led street theatre, before channelling his energy into a radio network… Read more »

What it’s like to live as a black person in Japan

There are many stereotypes that surround the western experience in Japan. Typically, they tend to be visualised by tall white men looming over crowds and looking lost on overpacked metro carriages. What’s very rarely discussed, though, is the black foreign experience. What’s it like to be a person of colour in a homogenised capital like… Read more »

Getting lost in the forgotten corners of Sarajevo

I was in Bosnia and Herzegovina for the 23rd annual Sarajevo Film Festival, where I was representing a short documentary a few classmates and I had made. It was up for Best European short. As the plane began its descent, I started preparing myself to get into the mindset of a big shot sell-out, who was… Read more »