After All is Said And Done: Taping the Grateful Dead, 1965-1995

For decades, fans of the Grateful Dead traded bootleg tapes of the band’s performances, helping cement their legendary status while also creating an underground culture and community. This fervent culture is explored in Mark A Rodriguez’s new hardcover book, After All is Said and Done: Taping the Grateful Dead, 1965-1995, a unique look at black market fandom. Featuring Rodriguez’s cassette-collection sculptures, interviews with members of the …

Upcycled Dragon Egg Tote Bag

From Australian brand Perks and Mini’s spring/summer 2022 collection, each Upcycled Dragon Egg Tote Bag is individually crafted in Melbourne from nylon ripstop fabric that features a digital print. The design is a tweaked take on a bag from the PAM archive—which dates back to 2000, when Misha Hollenbach and Shauna Toohey founded the now-cult brand. The elasticated “corn” gathering creates a ruched effect, and …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

9,200 unknown tree species, a watery grave for the ISS, the UK's first queer museum and more from around the web

A Studio Residency For Formerly Incarcerated Artists at the World Trade Center This Spring, Silver Art Projects—a non-profit organization that supports overlooked artists—will open applications for its third round of year-long residencies, offering studio space at the World Trade Center, stipends and mentorships for disadvantaged artists. A quarter of the creatives chosen will be formerly incarcerated people. “It just made sense to bring in formerly …