The Cheshire artist uses painting as therapy to tackle existential dread, religion and fear of death. Honest, it’s way more fun than that sounds.
Directed by Dan Hett, Closed Hands examines the causes and effects of a terrorist attack in a fictional UK city. It’s inspired by the experience of losing his own brother, Martyn, during the Manchester Arena bombing in 2017.
No generation can resist the allure of sex, death and the occult. But just who are today’s goths? Where do they find each other? And how do they define the term? We go beyond the batcave to find out.
Jeremy Atherton Lin is a writer from California whose new book, Gay Bar, asks: does gay still have a place? With queer venues closing around the world, Gay Bar is a hilarious, arousing and challenging reminder, not just of where we went out – but why.
Fifty years of making pictures, upsetting the establishment and sticking two fingers at the easily offended is no easy feat.
Federico Radaelli and Toni Brugnoli’s photobook, F.R.T.B., documents highly customised motor vehicle communities on opposite sides of the world – and they have more in common than you might think.
Home to underground zines, books on British car boot culture and off-the-wall photography, co-founder Ja Bæblade talks us through his decade-long journey from bedroom bookbinding to proper publishing.
Bad Gays is the hilarious new podcast by Huw Lemmey and Ben Miller dedicated to spotlighting the “evil and complicated queers in history” – the ones we’d rather forget. Or perhaps not...
BFI are back with Flare, providing us with the very best in contemporary LGBTIQ+ cinema from top-notch directors around the world. This year is no different, with films exploring the AIDS crisis, trans rights, race, and more. Here, the programmers select their top picks.
The actor plays the drug-addled wife of Tom Holland’s Iraq war veteran-turned-junkie bank robber, based on Nico Walker’s wildly true debut novel.
To celebrate Climax’s six-month birthday, Isabella Burley, the independent distributor and founder of all things erotic, selects her top picks from the latest release: rare pop culture ephemera, saucy books, Japanese periodicals, a VHS tape and more.
From edible cigarettes to condom lollipops and the Great British Pub, the creative director-cum-master baker gives us a taster of the magic ingredients that go into his creations.
Involved in the NYC scene since 2002, the photographer is now releasing a comprehensive book of break culture. And, he has high hopes of entering the 2024 Olympics in the newly emerged breaking category.
Journalist Jason Okundaye and HIV prevention activist Marc Thompson have launched a new digital photographic archive honouring, remembering and celebrating the Black British LGBTQ+ community over a fifty-year span.
Meet the Parisian photographer and archivist who has been buying, collecting and archiving all the best bits from contemporary pop culture. Think: Zinedine Zidane, DC Skully, Travis Scott and Stifler’s Mom all sitting around a table…
In the past decade, photographer Conor Beary has gained a snapshot into global subcultures, from the Freemasons in Liberia to a retired gangster in south London. Here, he tells us why his latest focus was on big dogs.
After EastEnders, Roots and Small Axe, the Londoner now stars in super-slick banking thriller Devils. But he does it all while championing the ethos learned alongside drama school mates Letitia Wright and John Boyega.
Alex Motlhabane and Lewis Levi, known as THE REST, talk us through the making of nhs, MAZZA and CANCELLED in the run-up to the rapper’s highly anticipated second album release.
Sleepless nights, near-death experiences and the true meaning of freedom in Carl Cattermole’s book, 3US
The writer documented his time riding El tren de la muerte, or The Death Train, as it criss-crossed Mexico.
The inventor of TikTok’s viral “Renegade” dance Jalaiah Harmon, rapper Sage Elsesser, social media star Parker Kit Hill and other creatives discuss how Black art gets cribbed in this powerful short film.
Peter Willis’ second-hand bookshop has called south-east London's Rye Lane home since 2016. Undeterred by lockdown, he’s opening a new space up the road, treasure hunting the most gripping page-turners for your reading pleasure.
Last August, photographer Heather Glazzard headed down to the Big Dyke Energy club night in South London for some socially-distanced queer fun. What unfolded will leave you yearning for hedonistic summer months.
An onslaught of reboots and remakes are barreling down the pipeline, bringing reimagined versions of Spy Kids and Sex and the City.
At 20-years-old, the artist is carving a reputation for her subversive take on sexuality, painting nightmarish scenes of dark fantasies, bodily fluids and the female gaze through a liberating lens.