Creative Protest

Creative Protest

Hongkongers find creative ways to voice protest. From holding up blank sheets of paper to baking messages into mooncakes, people are devising new ways to protest amid repressive security law The day after police arrested media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy...
Gareth Pugh’s Grand Reconstruction

Gareth Pugh’s Grand Reconstruction

The timing of Gareth Pugh’s comeback is as bold as his designs. Pugh observes in his press notes: “Naomi Klein speaks about the idea that seemingly impossible ideas become possible in times of crisis. Right now, there are no rules. There are no limits. We are being...
Afropunk ‘s Not Dead

Afropunk ‘s Not Dead

The Stars of Afropunk Festival – In Pictures Since 2005, Afropunk has celebrated the music, fashion, and beatboxing of black artists – and seen the crowd swell to 70,000. Phil Knott talks us through who he’s photographed there. Comedian, beatboxer, and musician Reggie...
Basquiat & Warhol and Downtown’s It Crowd

Basquiat & Warhol and Downtown’s It Crowd

The 1980s was arguably the most exciting time for artists in Downtown New York, and photographer Jeannette Montgomery Barron was there to capture so many of the big names from that lush and fertile era, including Warhol, Haring, Basquiat, and Sherman. Her black and...
Kei Ninomiya at Noir

Kei Ninomiya at Noir

Kei Ninomiya at Noir proved again that If there is an heir apparent to Rei Kawakubo, he is it. His show featured garments of otherworldly complexity that pushed the envelope to outer space. The theme was “The Beginning,” going back to what he backstage said was...