Japan loves rosy cheeked, wide-eyed and cuddly characters. But there's a complicated relationship with femininity underneath.
Japanese youth are going to nightclubs less, leaving the electronic music scene in a lurch. .
These Tokyo females are defying gender stereotypes and cultural taboos.
Get to know the dynamic music genres of post-apartheid South Africa. These are the soundtracks of those living in the born free generation.
The iconic photographer’s groupies include art freaks and geeks, derelicts and Die Antwoord.
An intro to modern-art maverick, Jean Dubuffet, and one of his influential early paintings.
LURE teamed up with the web platform poweredby.tokyo to feature four female creatives disrupting Japan’s conservative popular culture.
Yulia Shur, a Belarus-born Tokyo-based artist, is killing kawaii with fake blood and fishnet.
23-year-old Tammy Volpe's photography is sensual and intimate – and in Japan that’s controversial.
“It’s like waking up with no clothes on” – experience an artwork through the twisted mind of Roger Ballen.
Peek into the world of spinning, the South African motorsport evolving from a thug salute into a respected national pastime.
Lizel May is the mother of professional spinner Stacey-Lee May, the "Queen of smoke". Her parenting advice? Let children chase their dreams.
Screeching tires– that’s the sound of the fastest growing motorsport in South Africa, and the sound that makes 20-year-old Stacey Lee May
Take a visual journey into the life of Magno, a shaman, and his home in the Amazonian jungle.
Documentary photographer Anne Rearick captured intimate moments in townships such as Khayelitsha and Langa over almost a decade.
Before ayahuasca became a controversial new-age craze, it was a medical diagnosis tool for indigenous Amazonian people.
The Amazonian healer keeping his ancient craft alive – on his own terms.