The Creative Collective NYC + Black History’s “BLK HST: Reclaiming Our Stories”

The Creative Collective NYC and Black History’s virtual exhibition BLK HST: Reclaiming Our Stories profiles dozens of influential Black individuals who achieved “firsts” throughout US history. From Matthew Alexander Henson, the first person to reach the North Pole; to Cheryle Browne Hollingsworth, the first Black contestant in the Miss America pageant; Doris S Davis, the first Black woman to govern a metropolitan city; and Deford …

Frieze’s Three-Day Online Festival, Anniversary Sessions: 30

From a discussion about eternity between photographer Collier Schorr and playwright Jeremy O Harris to an Arlo Parks acoustic performance and virtual cocktail hours at Roberta’s in Brooklyn and Rita’s in London, Frieze’s three-day online festival (17-19 February) celebrates the international art organization’s 30th anniversary. Matthew Barney, Anicka Yi, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Kara Walker and many others will also take part. The series of events arrives …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

From an NBA first to dance commissions and life-changing inventions

Carlo Ratti Associati’s Eco-Friendly Scribit Pens Completely compostable and filled with edible ink, design agency Carlo Ratti Associati’s eco-friendly Scribit pens aim to curb the damage done to the environment by the 1.6 billion plastic pens thrown out each year. Three models with refillable barrels exist—one from responsibly farmed wood; another from recycled, anodized aluminum; and one from biodegradable PHB plastic (which, unlike the other …