Riposte 11 launches with an obscene amount of good stuff for you to feast your eyes on. In our interview section you’ll meet…food designer Laila Gohar, legendary musician Calypso Rose, CEO of the Serpentine Galleries Yana Peel, music executive Grace Ladoja, former convicted anarchist Yukiko Ekida.
We burn rubber in South Africa with spinner driver Stacy-Lee May.
In Defence of Bad Taste – we examine what is classed as bad taste these days
Dark Femininity – Ione Gamble calls time on performative positivity and capitalist feminism
Tainted Love – anonymous tales of modern dating
The Beauty of Bangladeshi Wedding Rituals – Celebrating the Bangladeshi bia
Making Your Mark – the iconic and versatile beauty of the white shirt
All We Can Do Is Laugh – a tribute to satirical cartoons
Maybe Baby – one writer’s dysfunctional relationship with fertility
Muslim Girls Fence – a visual essay celebrating the girls of Maslaha
Hot Steppers – the women of the World Nomad Games
AGENDA: MATERIALS MATTER
For this inaugural AGENDA section, Ma-tt-er has curated a collection of articles, interviews and features that look at how materials are shaping a sustainable present and future.
Broadly editor Zing Tsjeng pays tribute to her icon, her incredible grandmother, Julie Wong.
Riposte 11 comes with a choice of special covers – Calypso Rose by Shaniqwa Jarvis, Stacey-Lee May in mid-spin by Kyle Weeks and Laila Gohar at home by Jeremy Leibman.
(Note that the covers of this issue will be selected at random when ordered).