A young wordsmith fascinated by American culture, John Cooper Clarke couldn’t wait to get to New York. Today, the 70-year-old poet looks back on his time there – from the performances to the drugs.
Freshly uncovered after two decades in storage, Bruno Stettler’s photography showcases the biggest stars of the 1970s and ’80s.
Artist Heather Benjamin has spent years at the forefront of New York’s punk scene, creating zines, books and art that explore a range of social taboos.
Spanning the late ’70s and early ’80s, Ruby Ray’s photography captured the DIY misfits of music, art and literature.
A new show, Punk Lust: Raw Provocation 1971-1985, pays tribute to the relationship between punk culture and sexuality.
Famed for his work with the Sex Pistols, artist Jamie Reid defined the image of UK punk rock. He talks Thatcher, socialism and the fall of nature.
From documenting youth subcultures to profiling superstars, Derek Ridgers has always been the best kind of witness.
In his new film Arada, director Mu Tunc reflects on the movement’s early beginnings in Istanbul.
This issue is all about determination – to reject the status quo, to rise above the noise or just to forge your own path in life.
Photographers GODLIS and Angela Boatwright capture two distinct scenes: 1970s New York and contemporary Los Angeles.
As the 100 Club celebrates its 75th birthday this year, Ditto Press founder Ben Freeman reflects on the venue’s incredible countercultural legacy.
Photographer Theo McInnes tracks down diehard trendsetters who refuse to conform, even in old age.