Palms Tee

SkatePal, a Palestinian non-profit organization, supports and encourages young skaters in an attempt to foster community and break down barriers between class, race, gender and age. From them comes a climate-neutral, sweatshop-free graphic T-shirt depicting the country’s palm tree-lined landscape. Printed by Awesome Merchandise and designed by Philip Joa, the shirt reads “skate” on front and  “Palestine” on the back. All proceeds go to supporting …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

NYC's new triennial, condoms for gender-free genitals, a portable wind turbine and more

Artsy’s Guide to New York Art Week From 5 to 12 May, over 20 international galleries, museums and art organizations will come together to present contemporary art programming across the city for the inaugural New York Art Week. With over 350 global galleries showing new and exciting works, planning an itinerary to cover everything the week has to offer can be overwhelming. That’s why Artsy …

How Women in Bolivia Honor Their Indigenous Roots Through Skating

In Cochabamba, Bolivia, an all-women skate crew called ImillaSkate uses skateboarding as a way to honor their roots, empower each other and stand against the persecution that Indigenous people have historically faced in the country. The women, who hail from Bolivia’s native Aymara and Quechua populations, skate in polleras—colorful, layered skirts traditionally worn in their culture. The unexpected attire harkens back to when Spanish colonial …