Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Apollo mission photography restored, pulverizing glass for coastal restoration, bowfin regurgitalite and more

Recycling Glass into Sand and Gravel to Fight Climate Change Founded in 2020, Glass Half Full is a New Orleans-based startup that recycles glass to make sand and gravel to be used in disaster relief, construction, new products and boosting coastal restoration—an issue particularly pertinent to Louisiana where coastal degradation occurs aggressively. After sourcing discarded glass from their donation service, as well as local restaurants …

Celebrity Cruises Rethinks The Term “All-Inclusive” With New Photography Project

An open-source library with images by Annie Leibovitz, Naima Green and others

Celebrity Cruises continues to reimagine the world of cruising—shifting people’s preconceptions of cruises at the same time—with its latest initiative, The All-Inclusive Photo Project. Riffing on the concept of all-inclusive vacations, the program intends to improve and expand representation within travel through the world’s first free to use travel image library. Not only do the photos include travelers that are often overlooked, many have also …

Hello Future

Within Abu Dhabi-born artist Farah Al Qasimi’s opulent images, greater postcolonial structures of power, increasing globalization and the Persian Gulf’s period of rapid change lurk. Hello Future, a 300-page monograph comprising Al Qasimi’s photographs, comprehensively reveals the artist’s exacting, vivid lens. Featuring a kiss-cut sticker dust jacket, mirror chrome hardcover designed by Studio Lin, an essay by Negar Azimi and conversation between Al Qasimi and …