05.12.08 by Jeff

Jumping in front of art!

Finally! A blog combining two of my favourite things – no, not homemade spaghetti and cleaning my ears with q-tips – this one’s about art galleries and jumping!

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Allison Reimus, creator of JumpingInArtMuseums has been inviting people to send in photos of their jumps for her site and now she is taking it a step further. Next Monday (December 8th). 6:30 PM. MoMA. There will be an organized art jump! So all you New Yorkers get out there – the meeting spot is in front of the Pipilotti Rist exhibit.

jumping in art museums galleries allison reimus

jumping in art museums galleries allison reimus

jumping in art museums galleries allison reimus

jumping in art museums galleries allison reimus

jumping in art museums galleries allison reimus

jumping in art museums galleries allison reimus

jumping in art museums galleries allison reimus

jumping in art museums galleries allison reimus













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.







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Experimental Artist Petros Vrellis Creates Detailed Portraits With A Single Thread

 

Born in Greece, with a background in Electrical Engineering as well as Art Science, artist Petros Vrellis has a passion for creating interactive installations that blend art and technology. His latest project is a mesmerizing re-imagining of traditional handicraft.

Using a 28″ aluminum-rimmed loom, Petros runs a single thread from one anchor peg to another to create just the right density and darkening at precise intersections. The end result is a detailed image that emerges from 3000 – 4000 continuous loops (or 1-2 kilometers of thread)!

While Petros is following a set pattern developed from a computer-generated algorithm, as you can see in the time-lapsed video above, the step-by-step process is all done by hand. We had the chance to speak with Petros about his experimental process and why hand-made work still has a place in the digital age. Check out the full interview below!

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