Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Astounding images of space, environmentally conscious oyster farmers, hip-hop's contribution to HIV activism and more

Photographer Barbara Iweins Documented All 12,795 Objects She Owns A vibrator, a mold of teeth and metal combs to extract head lice: these are just some of the 12,795 objects that photographer Barbara Iweins captured when she set out to document every item she owns. The project, which is covered in the book Katalog and distilled into an accompanying exhibit of the same name at Rencontres …

“Say No to War” Collection of Free Images

Ukraine-based image-sharing platform Depositphotos has launched a free-to-use collection of photos called “Say No to War,” which depicts the “brutal truth of what’s happening in Ukraine, as well as images of protests from around the world and inside of Russia.” Some of the images are tremendously hopeful, while others are graphic and devastating. Crucially, they are real images by “regular” people. The photos are from …

Artist Gary Baseman’s “Nightmares of Halloween Past” Art + Archival Photography Book

In his forthcoming hardcover book Nightmares of Halloween Past, LA-based interdisciplinary artist Gary Baseman pairs more than 300 archival photographs that he’s collected over the last two decades with 20 original Halloween-inspired paintings (some, never seen before). A time capsule of spooky traditions and vintage costumes, Baseman’s book is an ode the holiday, its vernacular and something more. Baseman contributes text, accompanied by essays from Phyllis …