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Elegant Tattoos by Expanded Eye Combine Fragmented Figures and Geometric Details into Surreal Compositions

April 28, 2022

Grace Ebert

All images © Jade Tomlinson and Kev James, shared with permission Splashes of primary colors enhance the dotted lines and angular forms that compose Expanded Eye’s tattoos. Artists Jade Tomlinson and Kev James (previously) are behind the distinctly geometric designs that pair foliage and natural matter with architectural constructions and […]

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Lalese Stamps of Lolly Lolly Ceramics Discusses Her Wildly Ambitious 100-Day Project, Brand Activism, and the Need for Vulnerability

April 21, 2021

Grace Ebert

[…] I continued in my career as a graphic designer after I graduated. I also made ceramics simultaneously while I was doing that. It just naturally expanded. The 100 day project really helped me. Had I not done that I think my recognition might have come later on. But that’s just […]

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Sublime Renderings of Women and Girls Explore Notions of Beauty in Portraits by Rosso Emerald Crimson

March 19, 2021

Grace Ebert

[…] girl titled “What Are We Waiting For.” Generally, the subjects are people Rosso has a relationship with or someone who’s caught her eye, although she’s expanded her purview to models she’s never met as a way to adapt to pandemic restrictions. The artist often depicts the women and girls staring […]

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Tonika Johnson Discusses Using Photography as a Starting Point to Explore Chicago’s Ongoing History of Segregation

February 8, 2021

Grace Ebert

[…] to engage with it.   Paulette: Folded Map started with taking photos of the same address but on different sides of the city. You then expanded the project to filmed conversations of the people who live at those map twins, as you call them, visiting each other’s homes and talking […]

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In Artist Adrian Brandon’s Incomplete Portraits, A Year of Life Equals One Minute of Color

June 17, 2020

Grace Ebert

[…] going off?’ ‘Will I be able to finish this eye?’ ‘Damn, I haven’t even gotten to the lips yet.’” In a note to Colossal, Brandon expanded on the project: Although this anxiety may seem minor in that the consequences for me are very low, it does really have an effect […]

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Photography

Remote Landscapes Illuminated by Geometric Drone Flight Paths in Photographs by Reuben Wu

October 7, 2019

Laura Staugaitis

[…] in 2014 when a random truck drove into my time lapse, unexpectedly illuminating the pinnacles in a way that shouldn’t exist,” Wu tells Colossal. “This expanded into the idea of introducing my own look and feel to a landscape using very nuanced aerial lighting. Rather than rely on the sun, […]

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