Constructed Perfection

A fashion story exploring the concept of a constructed type of perfection. The doll-like beauty of 21-year-old model Elena seems to have darker undertones, much like the garment industry today. All clothes by PHT & Somewhere Nowhere – both brands that focus on slow, hand crafted fashion.  They believe in empowering the buyer and challenge them...

Lifting The Whole Galaxy Up

In the aftermath of the Orlando shooting, Jonno Revanche pens this lament to their queer identity existing in a foreign world. It started with the remnants of a little rush. Seeing myself in other people, and then turning back inwards. I thought I was ‘boring’ once. I knew that there was more to it than...

The Man & The Club

Derek Ridgers’ work is beyond eponymous. Having shot every living and extinct subculture in the past forty years, he is the man who lurked about London’s darkest club corners and documented everybody from mods, punks, to New Romantics, skinheads (he admits to have been a rather “useless” one) to early acid ravers. But his beginnings...

Mix #2: Moonbow For Polyester

The second mix in our project which aims to feature DJs that aren’t your archetypal heterosexual male by Moonbow, aka Eleanor Hardwick. The mix is based around the political and dystopian sci-fi vibes that inspired the new release and upcoming album.   Why did you decide to venture into music? I spent so much of my youth being a fanatic...

Aliens From Your Planet

👽 A short visual story by 19-year-old photographer Dmitry Comarov about a family of aliens which land on planet earth, their outlook too forward thinking & complex for the modern world. His work looks at the social & political climate of Russia & its effects on the younger generation. 👽 Photography: Dmitry Comarov. Styling: Daria Remizova. Hair...

Too Bad

A monthly comic by Panteha Aberashi centring around her experiences as a sufferer of mental illness. This piece conflicting relationship with pain that one develops when they’re experiencing some sort of mental illness. Craving any sort of physical pain to distract from the emotional chaos is a sensation that is nearly impossible to express verbally.  

Ugh, Boys! Part Nine

💖 Part nine of Miu Hatano‘s comic which examines all the weird & not-so-wonderful things boys say or do. 💖

A Picture Says A Thousand Words

💖 A picture says a thousand words: a new fortnightly series looking at poetry in response to images of culture queens by artist Liv Wynter – starting with Britney, bitch… 💖   A SERIES OF BREAK UP TEXTS YOU ARE PLAYING DEVILS ADVOCATE YOU ARE PLAYING AN ACOUSTIC GUITAR AT A PARTY YOU ARE CASUAL MISOGYNY AT...

Not Your Exotic, Not Your Erotic

In the spirit of Suheir Hammad’s poem,  artist Melanie Lehmann explores the word “exotic” and the microagression and ignorance (in terms of trying to stereotype and put people into categories of otherness) behind it. Using the theme of a tropical place as a parody of the stereotypical images of “exotic” destinations. With this project she aims to eliminate the...

Confident Like Soulja Boy

The latest instalment of, ‘My Therapist Gave Me An Assignment: Write about Your Ex’. My confidence level (if you haven’t caught on) plummeted. My identity fled. I was boy-less and job-less. The person I knew and the job that served as my identity within the “adult” world was now gone. When people asked “what do...

Bubble Pop Electric

💚 Living in a digital world with Iliana K. 💚 Photography: Iliana K. Clothes: Art Baby Girl.

Why Do I Use The Shell In My Work?

  Seeing through the eyes of the Shell- Glacier Girl’s second column. The extreme grossness of the logo is used as a symbol of evil and destruction rather than a direct portrayal. I am trying to show that effectively we are all wearing shell and reiterating the fact that we are blind to this. I...