circus

Photography

Photos of Indian Stunt Drivers Braving the 'Well of Death'

No helmets, no roll cage, and 60 miles per hour.
Andrea Au
5.24.18
photo story

Photos of Australia's Oldest Circus

Founded in the 1800s, the Ashton Circus is still going strong. Photographer Craig Holmes shares his experience capturing its many diverse personalities.
Rebecca Kamm
4.19.18
subcultures

Meet the Woman Planning to Hang by Her Teeth over Niagara Falls

Erendira Vasquez Wallenda has planned the feat for June 15.
Allison Tierney
6.8.17
Freedman Files

Lost Photos of Clowns from the 70s

Veteran photographer Jill Freedman gives us a glimpse of life with a traveling circus.
Jill Freedman
Cameron Cuchulainn
5.10.17
circus

The Teens Keeping the Circus Alive in a Dying Town

We spoke to photographer Nick Warner about the necessity of the town's greatest pride.
Joe Bish
3.1.17
Stuff

The Horrifying True Story of the Black Brothers Forced to Become Circus Freaks

In the new book 'Truevine,' journalist Beth Macy details their mother's three-decade quest to get her boys back.
Seth Ferranti
10.22.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Real Clowns Are Pissed That Evil Clowns Are Giving Them a Bad Rap

The terrifying clown hysteria sweeping both Carolinas has some professional party clowns hanging up their red noses for good.
VICE Staff
9.8.16
Art

Sad Animal Clowns Pitch a Tent Against Animal Cruelty

Norwegian artist Hama Woods imparts a moody tone to a handful of zany creatures.
Diana Shi
8.20.16
Art

YARN Documentary Weaves a History of Art, Wool, and Activism

The film, which opens tomorrow in LA, follows four textile artists who are using their craft to make art in the most unlikely of places.
Sami Emory
7.14.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

America's Most Famous Circus Elephants Are Retiring to Florida

Give your grandparents a heads up.
Helen Donahue
5.2.16
thump news

Paul Oakenfold Performed a One-Off with the Circus Group Fuerza Bruta

Watch a short clip of the performance.
Michael Scott Barron
4.24.16
Stuff

The Ringling Bros Elephant Sanctuary Is Hardly a Paradise

Animal rights activists applauded the Ringling Bros' decision to send their elephants into retirement, but a new report from PETA paints a very dark picture of their sanctuary.
Peter Holslin
2.24.16
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