28.01.09 by Jeff

Photo contest giveaways!

Two photo contest giveaways to tell you about from two magazines I like. Theme Magazine is giving away a Rome women’s snowboard! Just send them your best photo from this snowboard season and they’ll pick their favourite submission! You only have until January 31st to get it in so hurry! Send photos to: rome@thememagazine.com

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Beautiful/Decay is also hosting a photo contest to celebrate their new apparel site – send them a photo of yourself wearing any B/D apparel and they’ll send you a free t-shirt. Deadline: February 20th. Send photos to: contactbd@beautifuldecay.com

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



  • Jolin

    ohh shit.. i got to get my rolls developed!!! all i shot so far this yr was 35mm





23.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Rune Fisker

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A selection of work by Danish illustrator Rune Fisker. More images below.

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23.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Jee-ook Choi

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A selection of work by South Korean illustrator Jee-ook Choi. More images below.

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23.08.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Jordan Kasey

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A selection of paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Jordan Kasey. More images below.

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23.08.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: So PineNut

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Illustrations by So PineNut (click here for previous post). More images below.

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23.08.16 by Staff

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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