Nostalgia

Old skate videos are getting me through the pandemic
Skate

Old skate videos are getting me through the pandemic

Saved by nostalgia — Nostalgia is a powerful balm for difficult times – and replaying the past is the one thing lifting my spirits amidst our current reality.

Written by: Jonathan Smith

Down and out in east LA: vintage shots of Chicano life
Photography

Down and out in east LA: vintage shots of Chicano life

Edge of society — In the 1970s, photographer Wynn Miller joined the Arizona Maravilla gang: a disenfranchised community stuck on the margins of society.

Written by: Miss Rosen

A visual history of America’s travelling rave scene
Photography

A visual history of America’s travelling rave scene

New age nostalgia — From 1990 to 1995, Tree Carr roamed the country documenting her psychedelic adventures on a disposable camera.

Written by: Laura Havlin

This is what the magic of adolescence looks like...
Culture

This is what the magic of adolescence looks like...

A fading innocence — Photographer Bianka Schumann embedded herself in the closed-off world of two pre-teens, capturing that fleeting “no-man’s land” between childhood and adult maturity.

Written by: Cian Traynor

Video: Communicating with aliens in the former Yugoslavia
Film

Video: Communicating with aliens in the former Yugoslavia

Nostalgia and reality collide in the Balkans — An old Serbian man has discovered how to use crumbling Tito-era monuments to speak to a parallel world.

Written by: Alex King

Nineties kids in their bedrooms - 20 years on
Culture

Nineties kids in their bedrooms - 20 years on

Talking nostalgia, Larry Clark, and the atrocities of 90210 — They're a hit on Instagram, have probably clogged up your Tumblr feed, and are inspiring pieces of photography for fashion designers and Hollywood set decorators alike. For photographer Adrienne Salinger, they were something she did twenty years ago.

Written by: Adam White

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