What does a Frank Ocean futuretopia look like? For Dazed Summer 19 issue, this era’s most enigmatic star shares his dreams for the future in an ultra-rare interview with his friends, fans and collaborators: figures like John Waters, Janet Mock, Arca, Billy Porter, Amandla Stenberg, RosalÍa, Jpegmafia, Julian Consuegra, Warsan Shire, Adwoa Aboah and more. It’s a fascinating portrait of the artist as he is now, in an issue dedicated to exploring the shape of things to come in the future – and the people who are going to define it.
Also in this issue:
Chai Meet the punk-rock femmes taking on Japan’s toxic cult of cute
Gwendoline Christie The Game of Thrones star on her new role as a “total bitch” in In Fabric, and the place of vulnerability behind Brienne of Tarth
Will Poulter The Black Mirror star on playing a creepy cult convert in Ari Aster’s upcoming fright fest Midsommar
Alisha Boe From teen suicide to sex and sin at Jesus camp, meet the outspoken star bringing burning issues to the screen
Archive A new short story set in an unsettling future from Sophie Mackintosh, author of The Water Cure
Our Future Of… portfolio detailing topics from digitised housing schemes, to protection for sex workers