Vicki Clough Curates

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Vicki Clough is a Toronto based curator, accent collector and craftsperson with a focus on collaborative projects and socially engaged participatory events. She volunteered with Figment Toronto from April 2014 to September 2017 as their Curatorial Director, curated Reconstructing Resilience at OCAD University (2016) and co-curated exhibitions including Move to Stillness for the Harbourfront Centre’s Kick Up Your Heels Festival (July 2015), The Duel AGO First Thursdays (2014) and What Are You Made Of? OCAD University Graduate Gallery (2013). She initiated the Toronto based workshop model and research project Polymers in Action: Socially Engaged Art and the Environment as part of her studies at OCAD University, where she earned her Master of Fine Arts degree in Criticism and Curatorial Practice. You can read an adaptation of her thesis here, from the 2016 journal publication from Plymouth School of Art’s biannual Making Futures conference. Vicki also managed OCAD U’s Impact Lab, a research hub dedicated to the development of social change initiatives in 2016 and worked with Myseum of Toronto in 2017 for their Art Spin summer partnership and has an ongoing consultancy role with JAYU.

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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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