Tattoo Artists Are in Crisis as COVID-19 Devastates Their Industry
Several artists told VICE that without health insurance, significant savings, or any guarantee of collecting unemployment, they're in a desperate financial position.
A Contemporary Take on Nigerian Family Portraits From the 70s
Photographer Noma Osula's latest work re-enacts portraits found in his Nigerian parents' photo albums. Writer Zoé Samudzi reflects on what the series says about the politics of African self-representation.
This duo makes nude bodies out of leather
Dalston leathermakers Whitaker Malem have hand-constructed everything from Christian Bale's Batsuit to the intricate, fetish-inspired mannequins at the new Christian Louboutin exhibition in Paris.
Some Maniac Drew 'The Simpsons' in Pure Code
These flawless recreations aren't "drawings" in the traditional sense—they're pure code, being rendered live in your browser, and creating them is more programming than Groening.
Inside the Indonesian Dance Ceremony Where Animal Spirits ‘Possess’ Humans
The mystical ceremony, which originated in the 1200s, portrays the struggle of the lower class using the spirits of bulls, tigers, and monkeys.