LURE teamed up with the web platform poweredby.tokyo to feature four female creatives disrupting Japan’s conservative popular culture.
Japan loves rosy cheeked, wide-eyed and cuddly characters. But there's a complicated relationship with femininity underneath.
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.
These Tokyo females are defying gender stereotypes and cultural taboos.
Lizel May is the mother of professional spinner Stacey-Lee May, the "Queen of smoke". Her parenting advice? Let children chase their dreams.
Documentary photographer Anne Rearick captured intimate moments in townships such as Khayelitsha and Langa over almost a decade.
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