Link List #150: Funky fungi, frontline feminism in the Philippines, and the new generation of black art collectors

This week we’ve been reading about the oldest companies around the world, the Filipino feminist group fighting government violence, and the photographer who thinks mushrooms have unique personalities.

Phyllis Ma: Mushrooms & Friends
  • Which companies have stood the test of time? Business rounds up the oldest—still operating—businesses in every country around the world.
  • Frontline investigates how Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ rise to power and how he executed a plan to build one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world.
  • How do you build spaces that feel inclusive? Los Angeles-based curator Erin Christovale speaks to talent manager Troy Carter about music, community, and the new generation of black art collectors. Find out more on Frieze.
  • “Mushrooms are a lot like people, each one has a distinct personality,” says photographer Phyllis Ma. Head over to It’s Nice That to check out her series Mushrooms and Friends which captures the delight of fungal specimens.
  • For Gal-dem, Samantha Jean Sumampong writes about her journey to becoming a member of Gabriela, a frontline feminist group fighting government violence in the Philippines
  • The New York Times takes a look at how Dorothea Lange defined the role of the modern photojournalist.

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