In All Our Decadence People Die

An NYC exhibit displays 3,000 works from English punk band Crass' seven-year reign

Though London’s famed punk venue The Roxy is now a decidedly sober Speedo Swimwear outlet, in the late ’70s and early ’80s, the U.K. was in the midst of a royal cultural battle between the Thatcherite establishment and a new breed of shock-and-awe artists and musicians. At the forefront of the movement, the English band Crass’ two-chord rant Banned from The Roxy was somewhat of …

The Pop Manifesto No. 7

Aussie webzine founders discuss bi-hemisphere collaboration, their DIY publishing ethos and site-crashing mixtapes

In its most recent incarnation, The Pop Manifesto hovers between its origins as a ‘zine and tastemaking publication that traces the leading edge of graphic design. Focusing on Japan, the latest issue includes both a round up of under-the-radar creative Tokyoites and Diet Butcher Slim Skin, the Kanye-approved menswear designer. Its Australian founders, editor Ilirjana Alushaj and art director Karl Maier, started the publication five …

Trinie Dalton: Mythtym

The creative vision of writer and visual artist Trinie Dalton, "Mythtym" is 200 pages of wildly eclectic pieces culled from a decade of her self-produced zines. The book features work as diverse as meditations on werewolves, collages of Bernadette Peters and a marijuana-themed crossword puzzle—all with an overarching theme of things mythical, particularly those gravitating toward the fantastic and macabre. The collection is part of …