08.03.11 by Jeff

Nathaniel Whitcomb

“Thought Orbs”, collages by Nathaniel Whitcomb.

Artist Nathaniel Whitcomb

Artist Nathaniel Whitcomb

Artist Nathaniel Whitcomb

Artist Nathaniel Whitcomb

Artist Nathaniel Whitcomb

Artist Nathaniel Whitcomb













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



  • Gorgeous! I love this..
    I should really try making collages/photomontages sometime.

  • Richard

    love these.

  • Love the second and third!

  • Beautiful. I need to make more collages. I like the use of paint in a collage too

  • EVN

    Ah, though I often love minimal collage work, these throw me off a bit. Perhaps it is because the “thoughts” in the given “orbs” are already so much within the given language of the figures themselves (perhaps, save for number 5 here). I suppose the title is what really bugs me. This kind of choice to manipulate something around a figure’s head is such a common move in art and I am fascinated by artists who mark halos, cover faces and invert figures. Really, we have been doing this in art for centuries. For me the overtness of the thought bubble lacks he really lacks intrigue. I do really enjoy the color palette in this series, though.

    • lapetitefaon

      hmm, I didn’t think of the title until I read your comment, at first I just saw the orbs as an homage to halos in early christian art (one of my favorite pieces of iconography everrrr) but I don’t know if the idea of the halos being thought bubbles is all that bothersome, just different, its still gorgeous

  • susana

    pretty amazing!

  • Dig this collage style, I like the grunge brush touch.

  • Awesome style, very inspiring :]

  • Reminds me of a piece I did a couple of years ago. But these are way nicer. Stay black, M V H Waldo

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_GxjMJehoris/Se2XAVtA4RI/AAAAAAAAAOk/JVvKmPhKmBk/s1600/26





22.05.17 by Jeff

Booooooom TV Guide

Lots of new videos to check out on our video platform, Booooooom TV, and be sure to check out all our director interviews in the feature section. Here’s a few to check out this week:

 

1 – Watch: “Coeur Croisé” – The art direction in this is A+.

2 – Watch: “Disillusionment of 10 Point Font” – One of our favs this year!

3 – Watch: “Orion” – not exactly sure how they created this effect.

4 – Watch: “Hills Beyond a River” – a mesmerizing journey through a city.

5 – Watch: “A Continuous Shape” – lovely portrait of a stone carver.

 

 

22.05.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Justin Bauer

A selection of artwork and images by Los Angeles-based Justin Bauer. More work below.

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22.05.17 by Jeff

Vancouver-Based OURO Collective Present “Tangent”

Last week we shot some rehearsal footage of our friends, Vancouver-based dance collective OURO, as they prepared for their first full-length show, “Tangent”. The group has spent the past year exploring movements from each member’s diverse dance background to create a story. Their unique voice is a combination of street and contemporary dance twisted into a language all its own.

For this show they’ve also collaborated with Vancouver artist Kutcorners to create original music inspired by their movements. You can listen to Tangent HERE or on iTunes and it’ll be released on Spotify shortly!

We are proud to be a media partner for OURO’s two performances this week at Orpheum’s Annex theatre (May 25th/26th). If you live in Vancouver come check it out! Their work is fun, accessible and inspiring, regardless of your knowledge of dance. There are only two performances and tickets are going fast (previous shows on Granville Island sold out completely).

Tickets: Get your tickets HERE.

 

OURO Collective Website

OURO Collective on Instagram

 

 

22.05.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Erik Svetoft

Drawings by illustrator Erik Svetoft. More images below.

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22.05.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Grace Milk

A selection of work by artist Grace Milk, originally from California and Hawaii, now based in New York. More images below.

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