Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Reclaiming the world's oldest rainforest, gender identity as a human right, redressing design history and more from around the web

Benevolence Farm Opens Pathways For Formerly Incarcerated Women On 13 acres in North Carolina, Benevolence Farm—founded by Tanya Jisa—exists as an employment and residency program that helps recently incarcerated women adjust to life after prison. Through fair wages, housing and a connection to nature, this initiative provides residents with support that the criminal justice system fails to supply. While it’s creating pathways toward a sustainable, …

India’s First Art + Design Newspaper Fosters The Creative Community

Seasonal recipes, essays on rewilding in India and dystopian visuals make up some of the inspiring work from the first edition of The Irregular Times (TIRT), a publication founded by a small team in New Delhi. TIRT came to fruition when the pandemic cancelled India’s annual independent art fair, inspiring the team to bring art to the people instead. The quarterly zine—which is India’s first …

Interview: Non-Profit LIMBO Magazine Founder, Nick Chapin

An egalitarian publication that shares the wealth between contributors

Born from a global pandemic, but perhaps even more from a dedication to the creative community, LIMBO magazine is a non-profit publication whose proceeds go to out-of-work artists, designers, illustrators, photographers, writers and other creatives. Founder and publisher Nick Chapin started the publication after finding himself at a loss for paid work. Rather than panic, he began mobilizing. Teaming up with Francesca Gavin (curator, writer …