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Monthly Archives: January, 2013

Missing- a girl called Motivation.

Sunday is usually the day I write. Ordinarily, I’m quite happily poring over websites about amazing art- like a two year old that’s learned how to work the DVD player, … Continue reading

January 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

“The World’s Greatest War Photographer” Don McCullin

My two hour morning commute includes a flick through the Metro, a free paper distributed on buses and trains. Always good for getting a quick look at the goings-on in … Continue reading

January 13, 2013 · 2 Comments

Life is an echo. What you send out ~ comes back. What you sow ~ you reap. What you give ~ you get. What you see in others ~ exists in you. Remember life is an echo. It always gets back to you. So give goodness.

Originally posted on Under The Blue Door:
Quote ~ unknown, Image Source ~ Anonymous ART of Revolution

January 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

From Pulp to Portraits- Lisa Kokin’s mesmerising found art

Lisa Kokin has an amazing website where she displays her extensive body of work. Her art straddles the border between found art and textile practice quite beautifully. She uses clothing, … Continue reading

January 6, 2013 · 6 Comments

This is cool! No pun intended…

Simon Beck, an orienteering mapmaker from Southern England, has some serious old-school skill with his compass, pace counting, measuring tape and clothes line. His Snow Art has become a sensation, … Continue reading

January 1, 2013 · Leave a comment
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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