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Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists — Colossal

 Opportunities “The Road”By: Eleni Debo Colossal features a variety of opportunities each month for artists and designers. These include open call, fellowships and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at [email protected]. You…

Yoonmi Nam Venerates the Insignificant with Her Ceramic Sculptures of Disposable Containers — Colossal

 Artwork #ceramics #sculpture #Yoonmi Nam February 23, 2024 Grace Ebert All photos by E.G. Schempf, © Yoonmi Nam, shared with permission Most of us throw away the evidence of a late-night takeout or the box of cookies we ate…

Dive Below the Surface with the Stunning Images of the 2024 Underwater Photographer of the Year — Colossal

 Nature Photographs #contests #fish #underwater February 20, 2024 Grace Ebert “Whale Bones.” Photo © Alex Dawson/UPY2024. All images are courtesy of UPY and shared with permission A brave diver finds the massive skeletal remains minke whales in the darkened,…

Elias Sime Weaves Connections Between Ancient Ethiopian Craft Traditions and Today’s Technology — Colossal

 Artwork #assemblage #electronics #Elias Sime #found items #sculpture February 15, 2024 Kate Mothes Photo by Lisa Whiting Photography. All images shared © Elias Sime, courtesy of GRIMM and James Cohan Gallery, shared with permission Ethiopian artist, acclaimed for his…

Tavares Strachan Reimagines ‘The Last Supper’ in a Monumental Tribute to Black Historical Figures — Colossal

 Artwork History #art history #bronze #gold #identity #sculpture #Tavares Strachan February 9, 2024 Kate Mothes Detail of “The First Supper (Galaxy Black)”(2023), Bronze, black patina with gold leaf, 217.3 by 928.6 by 267.9 centimeters. Installation view. ‘Entangled Pasts, 1768-now….

Meet Kagen Sound, the Award-Winning Designer Behind the World’s Most Intricate Puzzle Boxes — Colossal

 Design Documentary #Kagen Sound #puzzles #video #wood February 2, 2024 Grace Ebert  As a young child, Kagen SoundTo open the box, the user had to move a hidden piece within the work. The Rubik’s Cube-esque project sparked a…

Mark Powell’s Pen Drawings Accentuate the Memories Etched into Faces and Ephemera — Colossal

 Artwork History #drawing #maps Mark Powell #pen #portraits January 31, 2024 Grace Ebert All images © Mark Powell, shared with permission The following are some of the ways to get in touch with us Mark Powell’s tender portraits, crinkled…

Kelly O’Dell Brings Extinct Creatures Back to Life through Vibrant Colored Glass — Colossal

 Artwork Nature #animals #extinction #glass #Kelly O’Dell #nature #oceans #sculpture January 27, 2024 Jackie Andres “Aquatic Flash.” All images © Kelly O’Dell, shared with permission Ammonites, cephalopods with coiled shells, roamed the seas before they went extinct 65 million…

Join Us in Reading! Sign Up for the New Colossal Books Newsletter — Colossal

 Books Colossal January 24, 2024 Colossal Illustration by Yau Hoong Tang During the past decade, we’ve written about hundreds of books featuring artists, movements, stories of vibrant creativity, attempts to correct the art historical record, and fascinating dives into…

‘Visible Mending’ Weaves Tales of Emotional Repair, One Stitch at a Time — Colossal

 Animation Craft #knitting #Samantha Moore #stop motion #textiles #video #yarn January 25, 2024 Kate Mothes  “I think people, they need something that’s for them, just to concentrate on,” says the voiceover in the opening scene of the short…