This issue is about celebrating strength in the face of adversity – sharing stories of defiance in a world falling apart.
Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones have mastered the art of depicting society at its most anxiety-inducing. But when it comes to the future, the pair are surprisingly optimistic.
Mac DeMarco made his name as the ‘lovable prince of indie rock’. But after 10 years of singing about growing up, he’s become a homebody just trying to keep his head screwed on.
Desiree Akhavan has battled self-doubt to realise her dream as a director. But in a medium with few opportunities for fresh voices, she knows that success is never straightforward.
Young Brits are facing an epidemic of anxiety, but the Outward Bound Trust is turning things around for teenage girls by getting them out in the wilderness.
After struggling with suicidal thoughts, Constance Keane found refuge in a hospital's music room. Now she wants to end the stigma around that process.
After struggling with her identity, Arielle Bobb-Willis developed a colourful technique with a simple message behind it: ‘I'm comfortable with being uncomfortable.’
In Either Limits or Contradictions, Nick Meyer uses photography to explore the cycle of existence and the anxiety of dying through a personal lens.
Movies are finished, the novel is dead and the internet is driving people insane. Welcome to the world of Bret Easton Ellis: a literary maverick who’s brutally honest about the digital age.
Daniel Zvereff has spent most of his life travelling the planet alone – without direction, let alone a safety net – using photography to get closer to the unknown.
After 11 years together, surviving hardship and high expectations, pop eccentrics Yeasayer have learned how to navigate the fears and insecurities inherent in making art.