Photography

Bela Lugosi Is Not Dead…
He Is Jesus

Growing up, I was always a fan of scary movies and looked forward to fright night. More than Frankenstein, I was a bigger fan of Count Dracula and the actor who played him, Bela Lugosi. I spent many nights rooting

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The Seer…
Michael Gira Passos Manuel Porto
Photo Essay

Text & Photos by Jorge Silva Just a mere three weeks after Scott Kelly played in that very same room, it was time for Michael Gira to grace the stage at Passos Manuel (a venue that once was a cinema

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HÄXAN: Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922)
Original Photos at Auction

HÄXAN: Witchcraft Through the Ages, Benjamin Christensen’s 1922 silent movie about witchcraft, was highly controversial because of the “graphic” portrayals of nudity and the dark arts, and was banned from screening in the US. A collection of photos of said

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Holy Men
Joey L Photo Essay

via Bored Panda Our technologically-obsessed society often finds it hard to grasp the reasons behind asceticism: for what reason should one forsake all of one’s earthly possessions and live excluded from society? This stunning set of portraits by Brooklyn-based photographer

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Hanging loose with the
bodies from the
Capuchin Catacombs

Text Brad Feuerhelm Photography Brad Feuerhelm & Janie Jones via Dazed Digital Death and photography have always been a close collaborator in my world and in 2011, I visited the Capuchin Catacombs for the first time. I became aware of

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Bad Characters…
1930s Mugshots

Scrolling through these mugshots from 1930s Newcastle, it’s hard not to think about the kind of lives these men lived before they ended up in this police book. I imagine being born in the slums of the late 1800s, where

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Rest In Radness
CVLT Nation Salutes
MASAKARI! Photo Essay.
Downloads. Mixtape. Full Sets

One of the best things about being a part of CVLT Nation is the relationships we have with so many cool humans around the world. MASAKARI was a band that not only created a classic album in The Prophet Feeds,

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Intriguing Sacrificial Murders
BOO SAVILLE Art Spotlight

BOO SAVILLE is an artist from the UK that has all of my attention. She has a primitive touch that intrigues me. The way she draws skulls is breathtaking – they almost seem like they are alive in death. Check

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American Outlaws FTW!
49% Son Of A Bitch
51% Motherfucker Photo Essay

Growing up in Cali, I was surrounded by all sorts of vehicles and the characters who lived for them. I remember sitting on my grandmother’s steps in South Central, where my cousins and I would wait for the gang bangers

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No Masters
Pagan Costumes of Africa

I’m a firm believer in the fact that ancient humans traded not only in goods, but in also cultural ideas. When you look at Phyllis Galembo’s pictures of West Africans celebrating masquerade. The similarities between Europeans celebrating their pagan festivals

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