22.08.09 by Jeff

Ohbijou / New Years

Toronto-based art collective Exploding Motor Car has just released my favourite video of the year! The video is for Ohbijou’s song, New Years. The concept is brilliant, and the video is just beautiful.

ohbijou new years exploding motor car toronto canada music video

Watch the video below!


ohbijou new years exploding motor car toronto canada music video

ohbijou new years exploding motor car toronto canada music video

It only has a handful of views on Youtube right now, but I’m sure that’ll change… Enjoy.

It looks like something Encyclopedia Pictura might make, don’t you think? Big round of applause for Exploding Motor Car, I want more.













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



  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    God, this is good

  • http://www.andreawan.com Andrea Wan

    this is umazing! instant fav~

  • http://blog.twenty2wo.com twenty2wo

    everything about this is great

  • Clif

    Yeah this isn’t nearly as cool as fat joe walking in slow motion through a smokey night club wearing sunglasses in the dark………… not!

    Its so great when artists get video production that is just as artistic or more so than the song being featured.

  • http://joyboxblues.blogspot.com/ Alex

    great clip! I wish it had more rock creatures in it though, they were amazing!

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  • Joel

    simply amazing. although unfortunately for the band, the video kind of overshadows the song itself!

  • http://fakeguru.de Emu

    It truly is an artistic video – but I’m not sure if it will become my favourite video of the year. I always think there is so much more to come 😉

  • yeah dude

    HEY! LETS KEEP FAT JOE OUT OF THIS!

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

      haha

    • Clif

      Hey lets use our indoor voices (said in a hushed tone)

      I just watched the Encyclopedia Pictura link Jeff posted and it changed my life. I love this kind of film making.

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  • http://www.concretecat.com Concrete Matt

    Very, very pretty. really like it. I also like that Clif through out a “not” joke.

  • http://www.vilma.it carlo

    Don’t know what you guys think about what i’m about to say, but, said the video is really good (no doubts about it), let’s also say that the incoherence between live action and stop motion is really noticeable. I think that’s a petty ’cause it seriously affects the believability of the created (amazing) world. PES (www.eatpes.com) is master in shooting stop motion even when it involves live action and as reference to my consideration i think that what David O’Reilly wrote in this article is perfectly what i meant to say, but just well (http://www.davidoreilly.com/2009/08/basic-animation-aesthetics#more-1544)

  • Febreu

    Beautiful,beautiful, beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Makes me wanna watch it over and over again.

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  • Findlay D

    Great clip. The bright molten lava is choice!

  • Ash

    Keep coming back to this, it’s brilliant

  • gala

    ME hizo acordar a “never ending story”.. no se por q , muy bueno…





03.05.16 by Staff

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Selection of paintings by artist Andrea Kowch. More images below.

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OURO Collective Presents “PACE” and “Kaleido”

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Heads up for anyone in the Vancouver area, our friends OURO Collective are presenting their new show featuring two works “PACE” (choreographed by OURO) and “Kaleido” (choreographed by Tentacle Tribe). Their work combines street and contemporary dance in a really unique way, and I’m excited to see this show. I’ve shot a couple of their rehearsals and have been planning a project with them in the future!

This is an event for anybody (all ages), and I especially recommend it if you’re a creative person – seeing a lot more dance shows in the past couple years has really inspired the things I’m working on in unexpected ways.

There are 3 evening shows May 5th-7th @ 7:30pm, and 1 matinee show May 8th @ 1:30pm. Advance tickets are available online here.

FYI tickets are slightly cheaper online vs at the door, and their previous show sold out and people were turned away at the door. The show has been kindly sponsored by Converse, with on-going support from Craft Academy SalonSpotlight Dance Centre and Anna Wyman School of Dance Arts.

 

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Mind-Bending Photo Manipulations by Artist Laurent Rosset

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A selection of clever photo manipulations by photographer/architect Laurent Rosset, another artist experimenting with the illusion of landscapes which seem to fold back on themselves. You may recall Aydin Büyüktas’ work “Flatland” utilized a drone to create a very similar effect.

More of Rosset’s images below.

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One of my favourite videos so far this year! Kevin McGloughlin directs this mesmerizing visual for Shit Robot’s “Lose Control” featuring Nancy Whang. Stellar editing here – a perfect fit for the track. I’d love to know how some of these effects were achieved. Watch it over on Booooooom TV.

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Booooooom Reader Submissions: May

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Here is this month’s Reader Submissions post! Please share your work here if you’d like to be considered for a feature on Booooooom. The comments allow images to be attached so make sure post an image along with a link to your website.

One of the things that makes Booooooom unique is all the encouraging comments people send back and forth on these monthly submission posts. The comments and upvotes do not go unnoticed! Voting up work is like high-fiving that person and it also helps us see what work you guys like! Remember, even if your work isn’t featured on the main site these posts can send some decent traffic to your portfolio!

The link at the bottom will open up this full post, simply scroll down and use the Disqus commenting system to submit your work.

 

Submission guidelines:

1. Please don’t flood the comments with a dozen images, just post 1 image that represents your best work along with 1 link.

2. If you see good work posted by someone upvote it so it appears at the top. This is not just a nice thing to do, it helps me see what work you actually like.

3. You can/should also encourage people who are sharing good work here! Comment on their posts and let them know you like what they’re doing. I really want to foster a community here, and this is a simple way you can connect with other people making work.

4. Keep in mind your post may not show up right away because it has an image attached. It may need to be manually approved first so don’t freak out and post a million times, once is enough.

 

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