Words by Jess Ralph Lead photo from No One Studio Dark, fetishistic , transgressive , hedonistic and with community at its core, Wraith is the club night for those who like their electronica gloomy and hard, their platforms stacked high, and don’t mind their dancing momentarily interrupted to witness someone being whipped- all in… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Punk subculture
The Golden Age of Fetish Art – The Bizarre , Retro Erotica of John Willie , Irving Klaw and Charles Guyette
Bizzare Magazine by John Willie Words by Jess Ralph Ever since there has been art , there has been erotic art. The human appetite for titillating imagery can be seen across millennials and cultures – the explicit ( and often homo-erotic) pottery of ancient Greece , the sex as spirituality how-to manual of 3th… Read more »
Not Dead – a zine that explores contemporary subculture.
@j4ziii UNDERGROUND chats with Jeanie Jean, the creator behind NOT DEAD zine – a rawly impassioned, documentary style diary capturing the influence and impact of punk and new romantic scenes on contemporary youth subculture. Jess Ralph sits down with Jeanie for an insight. Hi Jeanie ! What inspired you to first make the Not Dead… Read more »
Elegy to Vivienne Westwood, Mother of British Punk Fashion
Words by Jess Ralph The Queen is dead, boys. And no, of course, we’re not referring to QE2. Dame Vivienne Westwood passed away on the 29th of December 2022, casting a sombre cloud of collective mourning across the fashion industry and leaving behind her a legacy of cultural influence so seismic and far reaching it… Read more »