As ‘urbex’ spreads far and wide, its secrets remain closely guarded. But for photographer Valerie Leroy, there's one rule that can't be ignored: take nothing but pictures and leave nothing but footprints.
After forging a career documenting a cycle of hard news, photographer Per-Anders Pettersson fell in love with Africa’s flourishing fashion industry, rekindling his affection for positive stories that go unseen.
When photographer Lee Kirby stumbled across a bedraggled man in designer clothes, he found himself opening a pandora’s box that would change his life. But for Lee Trosclair, renegade-turned-muse, the story is just beginning.
The Kiki scene is blowing up out of New York. But veterans of the voguing community know it’s no passing trend. This is a subculture backed by some serious history – and it’s got the political bite to prove it.
South Africa is still reeling from decades of divisive rule. In Soweto, the township-turned-city that first triggered the fight for civil rights, a new counter-culture is burning. It’s raw. It’s punk. It doesn’t give a fuck. And it’s writing its own history.
Royal Trux struck gold when a major label offered them a million dollars and full creative control. But as maverick outsiders, the band proved too eclectic for mainstream tastes. Now, 15 years after breaking up, they’re ready to admit that some journeys never end.