Brooke Candy, cam boys and Christopher Kane: here are this year's top films from Dazed Digital
Brooke Candy on a stripper pole, Matt Lambert's online hustlers, fashion films from Pierre Debusschere and experimental shorts from James Franco and Rollo Jackson – 2013 was the year Dazed Digital pushed the moving image into radical new arenas.
Dazed kicked off 2013 with this music video from self-professed freaky princess Brooke Candy, featuring tiny green lizards, a bucketload of silver body paint and Candy doing her best Barbarella impression next to a monster truck while rapping over Lucian Walker's crazed beats. Best New Year surprise ever?
The Berlin-based filmmaker embarked on a landmark video series exploring love, sexuality and the internet, including no-holds-barred insights into the lives of cam boys hustlers and wannabe porn stars. Dazed interviewed him about the series here.
Eyes, spikes, furs, tie-dye: Lindsay Wixson, cover star of our #Tripping issue in October, stars in this hyper-coloured fashion film from Pierre Debusschere and styled by Robbie Spencer. Enter the kaleideoscope acid trip here.
Alexander Dynan captured Chicago's biggest breakout star ripping off his shirt and treating New York crowds to his exhilarating acid rap rhymes. Read the whole cover story with Chance here.
Hood By Air muse and radical performance artist Boychild blurs gender lines and represents an intoxicating new beauty aesthetic based on shaved heads, BLISS tattoos and glow-in-the-dark teeth. Luke Gilford films her new performance with new music from Physical Therapy.
In this joyfully weird dance video, filmmaker Rollo Jackson joins forces with Rustie and a group of Fila and Moschino-clad Morris dancers to resurrect the spirit of early 90s rave. You'll never look at the Tate Britain in the same way again.
Shot during Raf Simons SS14 show at the Gagosian gallery in Paris, graphic design legend Peter Saville – best known for his visual work for Factory Records – and the Belgian fashion designer and creative director of Dior expand on their attraction to the interzone.
In the first video from his Visionaries takeover, Franco plunges into a dream-like fairytale where leafy forests sprout indoors, children lie in deep, impenetrable sleep, and the walls of white-picket houses are never what they seem.
With styling by Robbie Spencer, Pierre Debusschere documents model Sabrina Ioffreda in a electric night-time odyssey through a Belgian club, and as she suffers through the hangover the day after. You can view the full shoot here.