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Spring 2016

Meet the creatives setting new agendas for accelerated culture in Dazed’s new issue

Dazed’s spring issue, which grew side-by-side with the digital Dazed 100, celebrates the most vital voices shaking up youth culture in 2016. Ahead of the release of her long-awaited album, pop’s hardest feeler Sky Ferreira takes control in a shoot by Collier Schorr; future-R&B radical Kelela breaks hearts with her debut album; and Shayne Oliver and Arca are feeling themselves with their hyper-sensual musical project Wench. Also fronting this issue, switched-on Mad Men star Kiernan Shipka is wide awake in dreamland, while Jazz Jennings leads the charge of a new generation of LGBTQ kids.

Elsewhere, we’ve got the inside story on Dazed 100 stars Hari Nef, Abra, Tyler Ford, Selah Marley and Alexandra Marzella; Andrew Miksys and Lotta Volkova journey to Lithuania’s post-Soviet discotheques to shoot the Vetements archive; Martin Parr reveals unseen images from decades of lensing the nation’s everyday magic; Rose McGowan reveals how she is calling the shots in her personal creative renaissance; fashion’s favourite buzzcut beauty Ruth Bell goes under Robi Rodriguez’s rose-tinted lens; Mabel shows why she’s everyones new favourite R&B truth-teller; and we introduce serpentwithfeet, the mythmaking New Yorker creating music that is no less vital for being vulnerable. In fashion, Roe Ethridge and Robbie Spencer use their twin-tuition; Casper Sejerson and Elizabeth Fraser-Bell are inspired by new-age bike couriers; and Camille Vivier and Nell Kalonji see the season’s accessories in full bloom.

Arca shot by Richard Burbridge, fashion Akeem Smith
Sky Ferreira shot by Collier Schorr, fashion Robbie Spencer
Kelela shot by Zoe Ghertner, fashion Haley Wollens
Kiernan Shipka shot by Ben Toms, fashion Robbie Spencer
Jazz Jennings shot by Brianna Capozzi, fashion Emma Wyman

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