Road Trip

A photographer’s heartfelt vision of the American West
Culture

A photographer’s heartfelt vision of the American West

On the road — A special memorial exhibition for Ingeborg Gerdes traces the photographer’s fascination with the American West, which started with a road trip to Nevada in 1982 and became a decade-long project.

Written by: Miss Rosen

A photographer’s poetic vision of America in the ‘80s
Culture

A photographer’s poetic vision of America in the ‘80s

On the road — A new exhibition brings together photographs from Stephan Erfurt taken during his time traversing the US in an old VW camper in 1988.

Written by: Miss Rosen

A portrait of American street life in the analogue era
Culture

A portrait of American street life in the analogue era

Headed west — A new book brings together photographer Paul McDonough’s vibrant scenes of Los Angeles, Chicago, Austin, Portland, and New Orleans, as well as on the road, to offer an elegiac topography of the late 20th century.

Written by: Miss Rosen

The great American road trip, from a Black perspective
Culture

The great American road trip, from a Black perspective

A Parallel Road — Photographer Amani Willett discusses his new book exploring the Black experience of driving in America over the past 85 years, and how these adventures in self-discovery have long been underpinned by fear and violence.

Written by: Miss Rosen

Evocative shots of an '80s road trip down the A1
Culture

Evocative shots of an '80s road trip down the A1

The Great North Road — Throughout 1981 and 1982, photographer Paul Graham traversed the length of the nation documenting scenes along the main highway between England and Scotland.

Written by: Zoe Whitfield

A trucker's photographic ode to America
Culture

A trucker's photographic ode to America

Ryan Shorosky in conversation — Photographer and truck-driver Ryan Shorosky has driven all over the US, along the way capturing remarkable landscapes and experiencing first-hand the country's deep divisions.

Written by: Alice Austin

Hunting tornados in the American Midwest
Photography

Hunting tornados in the American Midwest

Storm chasing, USA — In 2016, photographer Néha Hirve embarked on a white-knuckle journey through Tornado Alley, tracking the people that drive into super storms for fun.

Written by: Niall Flynn

A surfer's life-changing road trip from Brazil to California
Surf

A surfer's life-changing road trip from Brazil to California

Wanderlust meets activism — Years after her father and friends travelled across Latin America with just surfboards and a van, Antonia Wallig is reliving that journey with her own gang of four. Only this time, instead of riding waves just for the thrill of it, these surfers are determined to make a positive social impact along the way.

Written by: Niall Flynn

A wild Turkish road trip with BaBa ZuLa and Boiler Room
Music

A wild Turkish road trip with BaBa ZuLa and Boiler Room

Istanbul psychedelia — The psychedelic four-piece take us on a tour of Istanbul in a new Boiler Room-produced short, mapping their creative journey through the streets of their hometown.

Written by: HUCK HQ

A photographer's epic quest through the former USSR
Culture

A photographer's epic quest through the former USSR

Couchsurfing along the fringe — Nomadic photographer Gianluca Pardelli hitched his way around the former Soviet Union, searching for identity in a cultural vacuum.

Written by: Cian Traynor

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