D&AD: Raise the Youth

Shot and shelved, we announce the winners of D&AD's Portrait of Contemporary Youth comp

03265_Lev

Four months ago, we gave you a mission: take an image that captures contemporary youth culture, an image that can be turned to in ten years time as a reference to 2013, an image that oozes determination and attitude. We teamed up with D&AD for the D&AD Student Awards to collect a portrait of contemporary youth.

After a long and arduous investigation, we’re pleased to announce the winners and finalists of the D&AD Student Awards. The full set can be seen from the 12th July at The Neu Gallery, London.

LUKE EVANS PHOTOBOOTH

LUKE EVANS

A student at the University of Kingston, his photobooth efforts ride the 'selfie' wave that's been swelling through youth culture.

MartynSeanJacobD&AD

WILLIAM LAKIN

Middlesex University student William Lakin tells a taciturn tale of youthful existence – a snapshot of a world devoid of excitement.

03265_Lev

ANASTASIA KOROSTELEVA

Russian-born shutterbug Anastasia Korosteleva is a student at the British Higher School of Art & Design, and conjures up ideas of loneliness and basic living.

Photos courtesy D&AD. Thank you to supporters Metro Imaging and Making Pictures. Portraits of Contemporary Youth is at The Neu Gallery, London from 12 July.

30a RedChurch Street

London, E2 7DP

Spread the love and vote for Dazed to win a Lovie award for...
Best Writing - Editorial,
Internet Video: Animation,
Internet Video: Music & Entertainment

More Photography