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“We set the foundation for how to fight. That also means we set the foundation for how we love, and how we show up for each other” – Patrisse Khan-Cullors, speaking in Dazed’s summer 2018 issue.
Turning the spotlight on a new generation of activists as well as the icons of revolt who came before them, the new issue of Dazed is dedicated to those who prove that there’s no single approach to sparking change today. For our politically charged edition, we bring together the characters pointing the way for protest in 2018 and beyond.
In the first three of five covers, unceasing activist and punk pioneer Vivienne Westwood is captured powerfully by Harley Weir. A new era inspired by Vivienne’s enduring spirit comes together for our second cover shoot by Hanna Moon, and Ryan McGinley lenses some of the young protesters powering the anti-gun violence movement in the US.
Vivienne Westwood: The first lady of punk takes centre-stage in a trio of covers by Harley Weir
Youth Is Revolting: A new generation of creative activists from members of Sisters Uncut to Justice4Grenfell join forces for photographer Hanna Moon
Youth in Power: A roundtable of young Americans – from students and Black Lives Matter members to a survivor of the Pulse nightclub tragedy – discuss the future of gun control
Patrisse Khan-Cullors: The Black Lives Matter co-founder on changing the face of American protest
Political Voices: Mapping new frontiers of dissent, meet the bold British writers, activists and campaigners making sure young people’s voices are heard
Culture Jamming: A secret history of culture-jamming, the anarchic movement using humour to disrupt the insidious creep of corporate culture
Sara Stockbridge: The runway icon reflects on her reign as the knicker-flashing face of Westwood in the 80s
0151 Into the Hills: When they’re not on the Anfield terraces, young Liverpool fans head for the hills of Snowdonia – photographer Ewen Spencer takes a hike
Matty Bovan: The designer and Westwood muse talks beauty pageants and strange pongs with his mum
Shakedown: Through the keyhole of Leilah Weinraub’s essential documentary on LA’s queer, POC strip club run by women, for women
Harris Dickinson: The fast-rising actor upending masculine ideals with his nuanced portrayals
Charity Shop Sue: Meet the second-hand heroine bringing thrift-shop glamour to Rottingdean Bazaar