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Monoskop []
“A wiki for arts and studies.”

50 Watts []
“A growing archive of weird and wonderful visual ephemera from around the world.”

Letterform Archive []
“A nonprofit center for inspiration, education, publishing, and community.
The Archive was founded by Rob Saunders, a collector of the letter arts for over 40 years, as a place to share his private collection with the public. We opened to visitors in February 2015 and now offer hands-on access to a curated collection of over 85,000 items related to lettering, typography, calligraphy, and graphic design, spanning thousands of years of history.”

UbuWeb []
“Founded in 1996. All avant-garde. All the time. … a library consisting of hundreds of thousands of freely downloadable avant-garde artifacts.”

The Syllabus []
“Your expert guide to the digital public sphere. Podcasts, essays, academic articles, talks: we track it all.”

Design Reviewed []
“Documenting the history of graphic design from a personal, growing archive of print situated in Northern England.”

Boomkat []
“A specialist, independent online record store that has been trading since 1998… . Our focus is not on any one particular type of music; instead we are constantly on the lookout for what we consider to be the most innovative, exceptional, interesting and often overlooked music out there – regardless of where it has come from or who it is made by.”

Public Domain Review []
“An online journal and not-for-profit project dedicated to the exploration of curious and compelling works from the history of art, literature, and ideas. As our name suggests, the focus is on works now fallen into the public domain, that vast commons of out-of-copyright material that everyone is free to enjoy, share, and build upon without restriction.”

Le Cinéma Club []
“A free, curated platform that presents one film every Friday, available to watch for one week.”

Anthology Film Archives []
“Preserving & presenting films made by visionaries, radicals, and independents—with a focus on the overlooked, forgotten or ignored. Est. 1970”

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