Theory & Practice

Documenting Style and Subcultures

Martin Parr "It’s often easy to think of style tribes as particularly characteristic of youth culture but every social group has its codes of fashion and taste although they’re sometimes less clearly signalled (...)
Bruce Gilden "I’m fascinated by how self-aware these Yakuza members are in Bruce Gilden’s photo. They’re real life gangsters playing out a 1950s movie version of gangsterdom." Ekow Eshun. Two members of the Yak (...)
Chris Steele-Perkins "This is a beautiful image by Chris Steele-Perkins that says everything about being young, male and in a gang." Ekow Eshun. Red Deer. From The Teds. Croydon, England, GB. 1976. © Chris Steele-Perkins | Magnum Photos