Riposte No.7 hits the newsstands with a line up of brilliant women and thought-provoking features that delve into big topics. Singer & cellist Kelsey Lu talks about her background in a religious cult and her experience as a black woman in America. Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso opens up her office for an afternoon of conversation about her approach to business and the next phase of her life. Plus size model Paloma Elsesser gives a personal and honest interview about her attitude towards her body and her past problems with drugs and alcohol. At 95, Betty Reid Soskin is the oldest park ranger in America. She walks us through the social and political history of America and her own families ascent from slavery.
Features: Astrid Andersen, Cozette McCreery, Caitlin Price and Nick Wakeman of Studio Nicholson discuss the piece of art that changed their life. Photographer Maisie Cousins creates a beautiful photography series that celebrates the innovative life and work of Constance Spry. Women reporting from the Middle East. Why popularity on social media isn't always a good thing. Flings: Why a fling isn’t a bad thing. Toxic Beauty: Alexis Krauss, front woman of Sleigh Bells asks, “What’s in your cosmetics?”. An ode to cursing: why it’s the f*cking best. Repeal: A look at the performance protest group taking on Ireland’s anti-abortion laws one pair of knickers at a time.
Riposte, 2016, 162 pages, 195 × 270mm, Softcover.