Vicki Clough Curates

Musings on art and life.

Light and Line- Polly Binns and Anne Morell

It was a funny feeling, walking back into the Gallery @ the Civic again. The last time I had walked into the space the Catwalk to Cover show had been on, … Continue reading

November 25, 2012 · 4 Comments

Adrian Ashworth- local photographer

The Civic, Barnsley has an interesting space they call “the Panorama”. It sits at the top of the staircase that leads to the theatre and has an abundant amount of … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Negative Thinking- a stroll down a dark path

I have been thinking a lot lately about the nature of inspiration. It’s a feeling that is, like anything else, entirely subjective. Our own perception of the world, and the … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

Pretty Pinwork gets Crafty

I find that, after spending five years in art college, that the longer I am out of “school” the more I want to practice again. For instance, one boring Sunday … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Looking West..

Sometimes, when I look over the top of my laptop screen and out the window, I get the most inspiring view. Where I live is pretty rural, so the immediate … Continue reading

November 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Zac Freeman- the man who epitomises my research

Recycled art is another fascination of mine, akin to lace and lace art. I have been researching for a long time on this subject and I am aiming to be … Continue reading

November 17, 2012 · 2 Comments

We are going for it

Originally posted on hovercraftdoggy:
Casteel, 31, is the photographer behind a quirky collection of images of dogs caught in the act of diving, swimming, splashing and generally goofing off in…

November 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sketchy Inc. Photographs turned… sketchy.

Sketchy Inc prints are not your average print. I like to think of them as evolved photographs, or photographs of an evolved, parallel plane…  The artist, Shane O’Connor, takes a … Continue reading

November 4, 2012 · 4 Comments
Vicki Clough

Vicki Clough

Vicki is an independent curator and craftsperson with a focus on socially engaged and participatory art and events. In January 2016 she helped launch Reconstructing Resilience, a research and curatorial project that explored various forms of sustainable practice. As a freelance curator she has worked with the Riverdale Hub, Myseum of Totonto/Art Spin and was the Curatorial Director of Figment Toronto from 2014 to 2017. She has also co-curated exhibitions including JAYU's iAM photography project (2016 & 2017), Move to Stillness, for the Harbourfront Centre's Kick Up Your Heels Festival (2015), The Duel, AGO First Thursdays (2014), and What Are You Made Of? OCAD U Graduate Gallery (2013). She initiated the Toronto based workshop model and website Polymers in Action: Socially Engaged Art and the Environment as part of her studies at OCAD University, where she obtained her Master of Fine Arts degree in Criticism and Curatorial Practice. She publishes on anything that interests her deeply and moves her to the point of lengthy verbal expression.

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