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Capturing the spirit of Black resistance in the US today
Culture

Capturing the spirit of Black resistance in the US today

Unrest in America — Over the past decade, photographer Joshua Rashaad McFadden has worked across genres to explore the impact of racism, masculinity, sexuality and gender on Black Americans.

Written by: Miss Rosen

On the move with NYC bike messengers in the ‘90s
Culture

On the move with NYC bike messengers in the ‘90s

Photographer John Harris reflects on his long-term project documenting the hustle, grind and pride of bike messengers while he was living in East Harlem.

Written by: Miss Rosen

Photos capturing the emerging Swiss techno scene
Culture

Photos capturing the emerging Swiss techno scene

Dancing on — Photographer Philipp Mueller reminisces on shooting Zurich’s thriving nightlife in an era fuelled by experimentation, hedonism, and libertine delight.

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Syd Shelton on capturing the theatre of the street
Culture

Syd Shelton on capturing the theatre of the street

Pounding pavements — The photographer who shot Rock Against Racism and The Battle of Lewisham reflects on building trust with his subjects and using the street as his studio.

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Gritty photos of punks, mods, and skinheads in the ‘80s
Culture

Gritty photos of punks, mods, and skinheads in the ‘80s

Anarchy in the UK — Photographer Yan Morvan revisits a radical moment in history, which saw the emergence of DIY subcultures and a fiercely-rebellious spirit among the UK's youth.

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The power & pride of South Africa’s drum majorettes
Culture

The power & pride of South Africa’s drum majorettes

Meet the drummies — Photographer Alice Mann reflects on capturing the compelling blend of energy, camaraderie, and discipline it takes to succeed in a highly-competitive sport.

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A year on the frontlines of the UK miner’s strike
Photography

A year on the frontlines of the UK miner’s strike

Dispatches from the picket line — In 1984, Martin Shakeshaft set out to document the miner’s strike as it really happened, using his photography as a tool for activism.

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The pioneering Black artists who revitalised photography
Culture

The pioneering Black artists who revitalised photography

The world‘s a stage — Leading art critic Robert Storr reflects on the photographers – from Seydou Keïta, to Malick Sidibé, to Carrie Mae Weems – who helped to transform and redefine the medium.

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Captivating portraits of Bostonians in the ‘70s
Culture

Captivating portraits of Bostonians in the ‘70s

Streets of Boston — Mike Smith’s intimate black and white photographs offer a detailed record of the inhabitants of Boston’s streets in his characteristic non-judgmental yet direct approach.

Written by: Miss Rosen

Pensive photos of London in the ’70s and ‘80s
Culture

Pensive photos of London in the ’70s and ‘80s

Portal to the past — A new book brings together the work of Berris Conolly, whose neutral, undramatic style of photography allowed for intimate and revelatory cityscapes.

Written by: Miss Rosen

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