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Musings on art and life.

Monthly Archives: December, 2012

Derick Melander- communicating the emotional resonance of second hand clothing

Derick Melander builds geometric structures and towers out of second hand, discarded clothing. The configurations are a collection of stories, our stories, as each item of clothing represents an intimate … Continue reading

December 26, 2012 · 6 Comments

Minjae Lee- art that makes my soul soar.

I first came across the art of Minjae Lee a few weeks ago on Facebook, I fell instantly in love. Do you know when you feel that deep wrenching in … Continue reading

December 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

Aesthetically pleasing repurposed plasitics

Plastic is one one of the most wonderfully versatile inventions of the 20th century. Not only is it mould-able and durable, it’s lightweight, recyclable and… re-usable. Without getting into they … Continue reading

December 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

Canlove- no can left behind

At some point, I must have wondered what happens to all the empty spray cans abandoned on the side of train tracks and highways. It’s impossible that every can ever … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · 5 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, an ongoing research and curatorial project that aims to address the various forms of sustainable practice. She has been the Curatorial Director of Figment Toronto since 2014 and has also co-curated exhibitions including 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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