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Flickr Finds No. 15 


Cat Faery Shari

Thomas Longo

Karrah Kobus

Laser installation by Li Hui at the Singapore Art Museum, photographed by Choo Yut Shing

Robert Kaczynski

Mona Lisa made of buttons found inside the Hankyu shopping center, artist unknown, photo by Joe Collver

Maria (-S-)

Ashlee Elle

A number of wonderful photos and a few pieces of art thrown in for good measure in the 15th installation of Flickr Finds, Colossal’s bi-weekly roundup of photography. See previous Flickr Finds.

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Flickr Finds No. 13 

Rosie Hardy

Dan Mountford

Vassilis Tangoulis

Davide Filippini

Claire Grossman

Adde Adesokan

Luca Pierro

Sammi McKee

Laura Zalenga

Here are nine of my favorite photos encountered (though not necessarily taken) on Flickr over the past two weeks, everything linked to its source. It was great to see a new piece from Dan Mountford after a bit of a hiatus. See previous Flickr Finds.

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Flickr Finds No. 10 

Alex Belyaev



Andy Teo

Patrick Joust

ripcordjerry (circa 1964)

Stefano Trucco

Shutter Blues

dorota wo.

When I was about eight years old my dad was working as a design director at a textbook publishing firm in Austin. One day he came home with a huge binder of photography under his arm, a collection of images from a photo shoot. He sat the binder on a table and I opened it to discover hundreds of photos featuring a trio of goofy circus clowns. I couldn’t understand why they needed to print the same photograph, over and over and over, 12 images per sheet. When I asked my dad about it he gave me a red grease pencil and told me the pictures weren’t identical and that I needed to identify where they were different and circle it. Sure enough in one picture a hand was posed differently, a balloon was moved slightly, a myriad of infinitesimal variations. We spent an hour going through a hundred photos until we decided on an image we both felt was the best and circled it in blue. It was a far cry from throwing a baseball around in the backyard or kicking his ass in Mario Bros. (though I did that too), but it was probably my first curatorial lesson, and one of the only times I got to help dad with his homework.

For those who have followed Colossal for the past year or so, you’ll know that I’ve started (and unceremoniously stopped) a number of regular themed posts after a few attempts. Flickr Finds has been different and I’ve received tons of feedback regarding each post from both visitors and photographers. It’s a task I look forward to every two weeks, and I hope you enjoy the 10th installment.

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