Huck is inspired by DIY culture, featuring people who make you think, who challenge the system, who strike out on their own. Packed with intelligent journalism and stunning photography, it covers the people and the places that are shaping culture all over the world.
Time to resist • With the world increasingly looking like it’s falling apart, optimism can feel hard to come by. After all, in the face of global division, chaos, inequality and a climate emergency, utopia has rarely felt further away.
PROVINCETOWN • As a young photographer, Joel Meyerowitz spent his summers in a small coastal haven situated at the northern tip of Cape Cod – a place where lovers, artists and runaways could live freely, without restriction or judgement.
SCHOOL’S OUT • In 1968, a group of counter-cultural thinkers came together to transform learning. While their experiment – the Antiuniversity – was ultimately short-lived, it exposed education as tepid and exclusionary. But now, steered by a new generation of activists, the radical institution is back.
NEW RADICAL • A self-identifying queer, indigenous, feminist musician, Black Belt Eagle Scout earned her stripes in Portland’s underground scene. Two critically acclaimed albums later, she’s operating on a much larger platform – determined to make a positive difference in the process.
HIGHER THAN THE SUN • Last year, Maya Gabeira rode a colossal 68-foot wave, conquering it at the same place she’d almost drowned five years prior.
STOP ECOCIDE • In the face of a climate emergency, activists from Stop Ecocide and Extinction Rebellion are fighting to see environmental destruction recognised as an international crime. By prosecuting those who harm the planet, individuals would finally be held to account – a victory that would change everything.
patagonia® • A new digital platform from Patagonia is making environmental activism more accessible, providing a space where people can volunteer skills and connect with local grassroots causes.
HACK THE SYSTEM • Shu Lea Cheang repurposes technology to create bold new worlds. One day, you might find her scrambling cameras to resist surveillance. The next, she could be directing subversive sci-fi porn. For the Taiwanese artist, one thing’s for sure: with the right kind of tinkering, anything is possible.
PARADISE GARDEN • Photographer Giovana Schluter grew up uneasy in one of Brazil’s gated communities – artificial enclaves constructed for the country’s middle classes. Years later, she returned to a development just like the one of her youth, hoping to get to the heart of their emptiness.
PUMPED UP • In a leafy London suburb, a group of dedicated warriors have carved out a space where they can be the best versions of themselves – mind, body and soul. Welcome to Shaolin Temple UK: a martial arts school where the path to mastery starts from within.
CHOPPED AND SCREWED • Whether making pioneering art-pop or composing Oscar-nominated scores, Mica Levi has one rule: disrupt. With a haunting new composition for a feverish new film, the British artist is back doing what she does best – smashing boundaries, breaking new ground.
SOME LOUD THUNDER • For the past three years, photographer Stefano Lemon has been documenting South Florida’s hardcore scene – an underdog movement that refuses to die.
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BEHIND CLOSED DOORS • Last year, Isa Mazzei took Hollywood by storm with a psychological horror based on her own first-hand experience in the sex industry. As she gears up to release her debut memoir, the award-winning writer is looking back on how her time as a cam girl saved her at her lowest point.
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