11.04.11 by Jeff

Superjail is back!

Superjail, the weirdest (greatest) animated show on television is back for a second season! Vice interviewed creator Christy Karacas while they mixed the sound for one of the episodes.

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Watch the interview below!














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



  • Christy and co. have seriously outdone themselves for this season. Watched it last night and I was literally floored at how fluid the characters were animated.

  • ALEX IKHIDE

    THIS SHOW IS AMAZINGLY GOOD!!!! IF YOU HAVEN’T WATCHED IT U ‘HAVE’ TO!!!CAN’T WAIT TO WATCH THIS SEASON!!! WOOOOOO!! ^^,

  • I LOVE this show! Its darkly humorous story lines and psychedelic fluidity are the perfect blend!





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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