25.02.10 by Jeff

François Delfosse

Antarctica in a bag, by architect François Delfosse.

Antarctica in a bag by François Delfosse

Antarctica in a bag by François Delfosse

Antarctica in a bag by François Delfosse

Antarctica in a bag by François Delfosse













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



  • Brilliant.

  • cfpg

    Wow.

  • gorgeous, so gorgeous

  • nick

    this is pretty fan-fucking tastic

  • Impressive! Good job! Excellent idea!
    love the brightness of the first one!

  • DP

    am i the only one who immediately thought of:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu8_8TJC9E8 ?
    ;P thankfully, this is much less insufferable

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  • graeme

    Bad ass plastic makin me spastic.

  • lapetitefaon

    MY GOD, these are insane!

  • michelle

    fantastic. reminds me of reconstructed photos that were here (i think) a while ago. like smoke depicted through black garbage liners.

  • wow, I am very surprised, from the teaser I thought it was something with ice, I couldn’t tell what the scale was at first so it could have been anything from a ice cave or a mountain. instead its a bag, nice…

  • wt durrance

    creative. peaceful. great eye.

  • HEY! thanks for posting the pictures…
    I must say I was inspired by “American Beauty”, there is a scene in the film where a plastic bag is softly lifted and driven away by the wind. The bag obviously portrayed a character tossed to and fro by life, with no control over his life. I guess if you like my pictures, I hope you appreciate the film. Thanks for your comments… And keep up the blogç

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  • Mmmm… just right.

  • ynez

    amazing.

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  • :::swoon:::





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