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A Conversation with Social Justice Sewing Academy Explores Community Activism and the Power of Remembering Through Quilts

March 11, 2022

Grace Ebert

[…] that gives these kids an opportunity to receive $1,000 towards a startup project that they wanted to work on in their communities. They work with Lauren, our director. We’re making strides in being able to branch out into different communities of color with sewing and just kind of upset that […]

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Art

A 14-Foot Box Truck Transforms into an Intimate Glimpse of Domestic Life in Swoon’s Mobile Sculpture

November 10, 2021

Grace Ebert

All images by Lauren Silberman, © Swoon, shared with permission Exploring trauma and addiction through intricate paper cuttings, pasted murals, and mythical stop-motion animations is at the heart of Caledonia Curry’s practice, and the Connecticut-born artist, who works as Swoon (previously), extends that approach in a mobile sculpture that peers […]

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Photography

Elaborate Fashions and Hairstyles Explore Beauty and Power in Photographer Luke Nugent’s Lavish Portraits

September 25, 2020

Grace Ebert

[…] Lorian Thomas, hair by Patience Aurelien From UTOPIA. Photography by Luke Nugent, concept and direction by Nugent and Lisa Farrall, hair by Farrall, makeup by Lauren Kay, nails by Marie-Louise Coster, styling by Simone Sylvester, muses Ms. Mows, Sema-Tawi, SydFalls, and From Albinism & Skulls Series, Part 1. Photography by […]

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Food

Doughy Braids and Sliced Fruits Arranged into Sumptuous Pies by Karin Pfeiff-Boschek

May 26, 2020

Grace Ebert

[…] designer says. Many of Pfeiff-Boschek’s edible artworks have culminated in a book, Elegant Pie, and on her blog by the same name. To see both pre- and post-bake photographs, head to Instagram. You also might like Lauren Ko’s vibrant pies and tarts.   https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Pfeiff-Boschek-2.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Pfeiff-Boschek-5.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Pfeiff-Boschek-1.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Pfeiff-Boschek-3.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Pfeiff-Boschek-4.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Pfeiff-Boschek-6.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Pfeiff-Boschek-7.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Pfeiff-Boschek-8.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Pfeiff-Boschek-9.jpg

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Food

Twisting Vines and Leafy Botanics Carved into Crusty Breads by Blondie + Rye

March 12, 2020

Grace Ebert

[…] sugar and a cream cheese, Romano, and lemon zest center or a ring full of extra-crunchy peanut butter, honey, toasted pecans, pistachios, walnuts, and hazelnut cocoa filling—they’d be almost too pretty to eat. For more lovely baked exteriors, check out Lauren Ko‘s pies. https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/blondie-2.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/blondie-1.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/blondie-4.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/blondie-7.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/blondie-8.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/blondie-3.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/blondie-5.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/blondie-6.jpg

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NYCB Art Series Presents Lauren Redniss

January 9, 2020

New York City Ballet

Lauren Redniss, an artist and author of several works of visual non-fiction, has been invited by New York City Ballet to create a signature installation for their eighth annual Art Series. She will create a 360-degree panorama of portraits depicting more than 100 people who work at New York City […]

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