COUNTERCULTURE

Photography by Erwan Fichou
COUNTERCULTURE / May 2014

KNITTING WITH DOG WOOL

Photography by Erwan Fichou
Text by Dora Moutot

Who ever said that sweaters had to be made of sheep wool? No one, really. Why not make wool from other animals? Some ladies are actually knitting with dog wool. The French photographer Erwan Fichou photographed these women wearing their dog wool jumpers alongside their dogs.

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Photography by Christian Poveda
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TATTOOED TERROR: EL SALVADOR’S MARA 18 GANG

Photography by Christian Poveda
Text by Sophie Pinchetti

It’s all too often a fatal signature. Inked into their skin, these are the tattoos of the Mara-18, one of Latin America’s largest street gangs. Death, blood and nihilist rebellion are their territory. Los Angeles-born, these ‘maras,’ or Hispanic street gangs now rage terror in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala.
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Photography by Various
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THE COCKETTES, SAN FRANCISCO’S HIPPIE ACID FREAK DRAG QUEENS

Photography by Various Photographers
Text by Sophie Pinchetti

Born in San Francisco, The Cockettes were all at once a loosely formed commune and theatre troupe. They were early sexual revolutionaries, free-spirited dreamers, whose flamboyant style spoke poetically of life lived as Art. When hippie meets drag on LSD, you know you’re cooking a recipe for a creative explosion. Welcome to the magic of a sexual revolution on acid!
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