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Category Archives: ReBlogged

Responding to the Framing of Terror and Dushan Milic’s thoughts on #JeSuisCharlie

I don’t usually write about politics and violence. Mostly because this is a blog about art, but also because I’m so deeply affected that I can’t always get my thoughts … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Noell S. Oszvald’s Powerful Self Portraits

Hitting “Random” on thisiscolossal.com brought up a post I’d seen a few months ago, about a 22 year old Hungarian photographer that has the ability to tell a moving story … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Time IS a Dimension, Intriguing Photo Composits by Fong Qi Wei

“Photography is usually used to ’freeze’ time, to capture a moment for remembrance. Yet every scene is subject to the flow of time, and to actually see a sun set … Continue reading

August 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rosalind Breen Captures Complex Emotions in Paint

Every now and then, I encounter an artist that produces artwork that pokes an old sore spot in my heart. I have recently been in touch with with Toronto based … Continue reading

August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

This looks like fun… Jon Smith ‘shoots’ light bulbs

Aside from the obvious safety issues, (a result of living in the Health and Safety crazy capital of the world?) I would LOVE to do this. Jon Smith’s photographs are … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Soo Sunny Park- Playing With Light And Space

Other people do gardening and watch movies on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays, I’ve been on Colossal.com all morning. Again. And I’ve decided that I wish I was in Houston, … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pierre Carreau’s Wonderful Waves

Pierre Carreau has a long history with wave photography, having worked as a professional photographer for water-sport manufacturers and surf and kitesurfing magazines.  His series AquaViva, a study of wave shapes, … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

For the love of comic books

I have wanted to write a blog post on this particular subject for quite some time. There’s only one problem- where do you start? It’s an undeniable fact that the … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

Soga Kayoko- feelings of idleness expressed in monochromatic marvellousness

Having learned to paint and draw from a young age, and having cultivated a (surprising) ability to have patience while creating delicate and detailed images of my own, I’m still … Continue reading

March 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

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
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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