Why I do what I do

How to break into publishing, Riot Grrrl style
Culture

How to break into publishing, Riot Grrrl style

Amplifying writers that go unheard... — Writer Tiffany Scandal is building a platform for fresh voices via Portland’s King Shot Press, a DIY publisher of radical books and ideas. This is her guide to making yourself heard and packing a stylistic punch.

Written by: Richard Daniels

Musician Owen Brinley’s battle to overcome tinnitus
Why I do what I do

Musician Owen Brinley’s battle to overcome tinnitus

A bitter pill — Owen Brinley of Leeds indie/electronica duo Department M thought tinnitus was a nightmare. But then he got hyperacusis and things went from bad to worse.

Written by: Owen Brinley

How respecting the light helped Mario Algaze understand Latin America
Why I do what I do

How respecting the light helped Mario Algaze understand Latin America

A life without flash — Mario Algaze has shot everything from Mick Jagger to civil unrest in Argentina during the 1970s. And he's never once used flash.

Written by: Alex Taylor

All the knowledge you need to throw DIY gigs
Why I do what I do

All the knowledge you need to throw DIY gigs

Don’t worry if it all goes wrong — Rob St. John and Bartholomew Owl teamed up to create Don't Make a Scene zine, the indispensable guide to doing DIY shows right.

Written by: Alex King

Harper Lee in her own words
Culture

Harper Lee in her own words

On the eve of Scout's anticipated return — As Atticus Finch and Scout return after 60 years in the sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird, Huck looks at what makes literary legend Harper Lee tick.

Written by: Andrea Kurland and D'Arcy Doran

How can young people stand up to excessive police use of stop and search?
Why I do what I do

How can young people stand up to excessive police use of stop and search?

Know your rights — Release's Y Stop film helps young people exercise their rights and hold police to account over their controversial stop and search powers.

Written by: Alex King

The other face of the Syrian Civil War
Why I do what I do

The other face of the Syrian Civil War

A photographer's personal reflections on conflict — Syria is fast becoming a cinematic slideshow of guerrillas, grenades and guns. But conscientious photojournalist JM Lopez is working tirelessly to capture the human face of war. As JM’s work from Syria has been shortlisted in the lifestyle category 2015 Sony World Photography Awards, we share his piece in Huck 41 - The Documentary Photography Special from November 2013.

Written by: JM Lopez

An unflinching look at Northern Ireland’s rebellious youth
Why I do what I do

An unflinching look at Northern Ireland’s rebellious youth

Destroying Everything… Seems Like The Only Option — Photographer Ricky Adam documents Northern Ireland's rowdy punk and BMX scenes from the inside.

Written by: Megan White

Lift-Off Film Festival supports true indie filmmaking
Why I do what I do

Lift-Off Film Festival supports true indie filmmaking

New talent and fresh voices on Merseyside — Nomadic festival Lift-Off travels the globe to support real independent filmmaking. Next stop Liverpool.

Written by: Alex King

Meet zinemaker and Hamburger Eyes mastermind Ray Potes
Why I do what I do

Meet zinemaker and Hamburger Eyes mastermind Ray Potes

Monochromatic Man — From a dark den in the Mission District, photographer Ray Potes is capturing life in stark black and white.

Written by: Em-j Staples

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