In this issue of VICE Magazine, created with Broadly, we explore the myriad forces that shape our identities, and how we portray our most private and public selves.

Finding Ourselves Online, Offline, and the Spaces In Between

Editors from VICE Magazine and Broadly explain why this year's annual photo issue—in collaboration with Broadly—explores the theme of Privacy and Perception.

Lindsay Schrupp
Elizabeth Renstrom
ELLIS JONES
Sarah Burke
Zing Tsjeng

Stunning Photos That Show the Intimacy of Undressing

Photographer Alex Thebez's two series here, "A Handful of Unfulfilled Wishes" and "Undressed," both address the ambiguity and fluidity of our identities, on the internet and off of it.

Alex Thebez

Searching for Traces of My Late Father Online

My father was murdered years before the Internet existed as we know it. But I still search for traces of him there.

Gabrielle Birkner

Photos That Show How We Define Home as We Move Toward the Digital Realm

Photographer Farah Al Qasimi found and photographed places that reminded her of home in the UAE.

Farah Al Qasimi

I Was Tricked into Becoming a Cam Girl at 18

It all started with a mysterious MSN message asking me if I'd like to be a model.

Sarah Hurtes

The Photographer Re-Discovering Her Mexican American Heritage

Photographer Cristina Bartley unpacks the layers of her identity in this photo series exploring Latin American rituals, womanhood, and performance.

Cristina Bartley Dominguez
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Photos that Show How Real Life Isn't Always What It Seems

Photographer Signe Pierce uses her body and photography to demonstrate how anything can be manipulated.

Signe Pierce

Online, I'm the Picture of Health. Offline, I Have a Chronic Illness

I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at 19—but you'd never guess that from scrolling through my Instagram feed.

Ione Gamble

Photos of Young Brazilians Capturing Themselves on Social Media

Photographer Larissa Zaidan took portraits of men and women on Instagram and off.

Larissa Zaidan

The Stages of My Life in Usernames

"Who knows what people are doing in real life so long as they present their purest front online? What is the opposite of catfishing?"

Aditi Natasha Kini

Photos That Show The Secret Side of Being an Influencer

Photographer and "influencer" Glenda Lisette likes to play with self-portraiture and offers a critical view of how it's used in social media and personal branding.

Glenda Lissette

Photos that Challenge How We Use Clothing as Markers of Identity

Lagos based photographer Noma Osula uses wigs to make his models anonymous and raise questions on whether or not gender and sexuality can ever be perfectly expressed in what we wear.

Noma Osula
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