Taking Over

Kids in Museums’ Takeover Day – Friday 20th November 2015 Takeover Day is a celebration of children and young people’s contributions to museums, galleries, arts organisations, archives and heritage sites. It’s a day on which they are given meaningful roles, … Continued

Queer Techno Fetish Punk

Jed Phoenix is a self-described Queer-Techno-Fetish-Punk (Q-T-F-P). Her style and identity draw on differing, sometimes overlapping interests in her life. This consciously avoids simplistic categorisation and the uniformity of single subcultural identities in favour of an assertive individualism. In an … Continued

Hippies

Hippies emerged in the mid 1960s in the United States, particularly on the West Coast. The Haight-Ashbury area of San Francisco became the centre of hippy culture, culminating in the ‘Summer of Love’ in 1967. They introduced or popularised many … Continued

Skaters

Although skateboarding is believed to have been invented in the 1930s, it was not until the mid 1950s that skateboarding began to develop into the sports/style pastime that we know it as today. Skateboarders (skaters) originally took their dress of … Continued

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