Posts By: Andrea Kurland

The running group that get fit while doing good

web_jackiewdewematthes_montage1

It’s a cold autumn night in Lewisham, South London, and I’m running through a dark park as part of a pack. But this is no ordinary group jog. Thanks to GoodGym, an organisation that combines running with good deeds, we aren’t just running for ourselves. It’s been two and a half years since I last… Read more »

Unravelling the mystery of America’s missing migrants

IMG_9589

There is so much human movement in the world right now. Today, we’re seeing the largest numbers of refugees since 1945, and migration is at record highs – but no one can really say how many people go missing on these journeys. Finding out the fate of missing people is a humanitarian act, and it’s one that deserves greater attention and… Read more »

Portraits of US urban disparity, shot 50 years apart

Children on Beelen Street, Pittsburgh 1950 © Elliott Erwitt / Magnum Photos

In 2015, Matt Black left his home in California’s Central Valley to embark on a trip that took him 88,0000 miles across 46 US states, photographing communities whose poverty rates were in excess of 20 per cent. The project – The Geography of Poverty – was a graphic depiction of inequality and hardship in the United States, told… Read more »

Jasmin Sehra: ‘Art has always been a part of my life’

Jasmin 3

Jasmin Sehra is visual artist who captured the attention of artists like Nadia Rose, Lady Leshurr and M.I.A. after she immortalised them in Bollyhood – an art series that combined her musical influences with Bollywood film posters and “cassette tape aesthetics.” Its first outing was a part of Sophia Tassew’s 140 BPM exhibition. What pushed you towards… Read more »

A two-decade love affair with Arizona, in photos

HUD1979001W02199-16

A new book dedicated to David Hurn’s two-decade love affair with Arizona is being published this month. The publication, titled Arizona Trips, contains images of the legendary photographer’s numerous trips to the state; capturing everything from cheerleaders, wild horse wrangling, and Dolly Parton look-alike competitions. Hurn, who is originally from Wales, came to the US… Read more »

A.G: ‘I think I’m an outsider everywhere’

AG 3

A.G the DJ made her name as a blogger when everyone was saying that grime was dead. After getting a job on pirate radio, the east Londoner began to learn her craft – moving from station to station and carving out a reputation as one of the city’s top mixers. “The first station I was… Read more »

A visual ode to niche kinks and sexual misfits

© Ron H

Katharine Gates made Furries a household name, being the first person to document this curious kink in her landmark book Deviant Desires (Juno Books, 2000). But Furries were far from the only fetish Gates researched at length, as she delved into the lives of Sploshers, Crushers, Balloonatics, Pony Players, Feeders & Gainers, and Adult Babies… Read more »