Dazed & Confused December Issue: 20 + 20 Covers Project

In the last of our four anniversary issues, co-founder Rankin presents 20 iconic coverstars who in turn select a star of the future

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20 + 20 COVERS PROJECT

In an explosive finale to Dazed & Confused’s 20th Anniversary season, magazine co-founder Rankin has photographed a series of 20 covers for the December issue, featuring new portraits of 20 iconic cover stars from Dazed’s past including Kate Moss, Tilda Swinton, Alicia Keys and Jarvis Cocker. Each unique cover has a gatefold pull out, which features 20 rising stars chosen by each celebrity, resulting in a groundbreaking portrait of pop culture heroes of the future.

 

DAZED & RANKIN 20 COVERS PROJECT

As an epic culmination to the 20th anniversary season, Dazed revisits 20 iconic cover stars from the last 20 years for 20 different covers, all shot by Dazed co-founder Rankin. Each cover star reflects back on 20 years of creativity and chooses an up and coming new talent for the back cover of their issue.

PREVIEW: DAZED BOOK

Dazed presents an exclusive preview of the book, Dazed and Confused: Making it Up as We Go Along, with the magazine celebrating 20 years of championing new fashion and culture with its inimitable attitude and nose for new talent in art, music, fashion and film.

Q&A MIKE KELLEY

Leading contemporary artist Mike Kelley’s work encompasses everything from found objects to video art, and in this issue he tells Dazed about studying under John Baldessari, working on Sonic Youth cover art and his exciting new projects.

 

ACTIVISM: 50 YEARS OF AMNESTY ART

Dazed takes a look into the archives of Amnesty International’s powerful campaign art, as the world’s leading human rights organisation marks its 50th anniversary.

CULT VIP: PAUL NELSON

Dazed speaks with the legendary music writer Paul Nelson, who launched and supported the likes of Bob Dylan, Elliott Murphy and Bruce Springsteen who pioneered contemporary music writing as we know it.

HEAD TO HEAD: JOHN MAUS & JENNIFER JUNIPER STRATFORD

Cult synthpop musician John Maus meets up with his collaborator, video artist Jennifer Jupiter Stratford, and Dazed finds out how her experimental VHS-indebted music videos compliment John’s melancholic music.

 

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