02.04.10 by Jeff

Lay Flat

These days it seems only a few publications introduce me to work I’ve never seen before. Lay Flat is one of them.

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lay flat publication art photography

lay flat publication art photography

lay flat publication art photography

lay flat publication art photography

lay flat publication art photography

lay flat publication art photography

lay flat publication art photography

lay flat publication art photography













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



  • Joseph

    The first two pages is such a rip of John Stezaker I threw up a bit.

  • S

    Stezaker has been working with collage for a long time but he made his ‘Film Portrait’ works pretty recently (2006 on, from what I can gather).
    http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/artists/john_stezaker.htm

    Schmid made ‘Photogenic Drafts’ back in 1991.
    http://schmid.wordpress.com/works/1991-photogenetic-drafts/

    Don’t throw up on the wrong person…

    • it appears Schmid has been making work like this for nearly 20 years but it doesn’t matter to me personally. i just have to laugh when people get so hung up on who did what first and are quick to label things as rip offs.

      this is such a simple idea (two portraits split in half) – i mean, i’ve had similar ideas and had never seen either artists’ work before.

      relax!

  • those teen photos crumpled up are from charlie white, one of my faves. love love love it.

  • Joseph

    Yeah, I know nothing is original. It just seems alot of people are ripping on Stezaker and Wanguchi Mutu lately.

    • maybe just do some research before you make negative comments towards someone’s work

  • allison

    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Or something along those lines. So quit your bitching and swallow your vomit.

  • Joseph

    Vomit swallowed. Just didn’t see a name for the first one so hard to look up the history.

  • hugo cardenas

    help me who is the artist that create a wrinkled or creased photo portraits of characters

    she(he,s) appear in this magazine





29.09.16 by Jeff

Watch: “The Junction: A-Trak & Nick Catchdubs”

Here’s episode #3 of our animated series for Red Bull Music Academy, and it’s a peek into the pop culture-filled minds of Fool’s Gold co-founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. Hopefully you’ll find it to be an enjoyable mix of the absurd and the profound (would love to see these two start their own podcast).

The visuals here are a collaborative effort from animator Brandon Blommaert and illustrator Josh Holinaty. The sound design and original music were created by Luigi Allemano.

Make sure you hit full screen on the episode above or watch it nice and big over on Booooooom TV.

Stay tuned for the rest of the episodes! If you missed the first two, watch Episode #1: Chilly Gonzales and Peaches, and watch Episode #2: Kaytranada and River Tiber.

29.09.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Greg Ito

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A selection of recent work by Los Angeles-based artist Greg Ito. See more images below or on display at Steve Turner gallery until October 8th.

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Photographer Spotlight: Tom Craig

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A selection of images from “The Bigger Picture” by photographer Tom Craig. More images below.

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Photographer Spotlight: Edouard Sepulchre

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Photos by Edouard Sepulchre. More images below.

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Photographer Spotlight: Hollie Fernando

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Photos by London-based photographer Hollie Fernando. More images below.

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