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Wet Wipez: in the zone

Almost a decade after David LaChapelle’s Rize, Wet Wipez are lighting up a European 
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The first major interview with the visual alchemist behind Arca and FKA twigs

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The hidden world of Boots, Beyoncé's secret weapon

The production mastermind invites us to his retreat in the Catskills to explain why Mrs Carter was only the beginning

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How Betty Davis paved the way for Lil’ Kim and Peaches

The singer, whose sexually potent 70s funk blueprint virtually created its own genre, talks about her personal soul revolution

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The mesmerising singer explains how HIV/Aids, Catholicism and injustice inspired a lifelong crusade to sing the truth

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Momo Okabe’s body-shock images pull no punches. We discover a cult photographer transfixed by gender, identity and modern chaos

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Alejandro Jodorowsky: the screen genie

He’s been hailed as one of our greatest living filmmakers with his mind–blowing cinematic visions. All in a day’s work, says cult filmmaker Alejandro Jodorwsky, when you’re 30 years ahead of your time

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Born in the 90s NYC club-kid scene, Bernadette Corporation has been producing cutting-edge, multidisciplinary work for almost 20 years. We trace the influential art collective's history

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Kazuo Umezz: Japan's horror-manga auteur

The red-and-white stripe loving writer’s unsettling stories have terrified readers for 50 years

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Rising R&B star Tinashe on why it's still DIY or die

The cult mixtape 
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Roman Coppola on how to make films

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Omni: the unlikely roots of mainstream sci-fi

The tantalisingly trippy magazine that stood at the intersection of science and spirituality

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Nan Goldin on why she’d rather die than be on Facebook

Talking children, movies and Instagram with the godmother of the snapshot

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