05.05.11 by Jeff

Eiji Watanabe

“Butterfly’s Eye View”, images cut from field guides by Eiji Watanabe.

Butterfly’s Eye View by Eiji Watanabe installation cut paper

Butterfly’s Eye View by Eiji Watanabe installation cut paper

Butterfly’s Eye View by Eiji Watanabe installation cut paper

Butterfly’s Eye View by Eiji Watanabe installation cut paper

Butterfly’s Eye View by Eiji Watanabe installation cut paper

Butterfly’s Eye View by Eiji Watanabe installation cut paper

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



  • That is a really cool idea and the execution is similarly awesome.

  • no pun intended…

  • Matías

    Agreed with HEYITSALEXP, the idea is great, but those poor butterflies, kinda makes me sad 🙁

    • they are paper!

      • Matías

        i feel better now 😀

  • I was about to ask: are they for real, they look like Paper to me! Thanks for clarifying, Jeff. Nice work.

    http://davidikus.blogspot.com

    PS. In any case butterflies don’t live very long!

  • William

    me likey! reminds me of damien hirst. lulz.





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

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Sneak Peek of Timothy Saccenti and Sam Rolfes’ New Book

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Visionary director and photographer Timothy Saccenti has a beautiful print project coming out! Made in collaboration with 3D illustrator Sam Rolfes and heavily inspired by model/actor Sui Nakashima (who Saccenti met on a project for Depeche Mode’s last album), SUI: A Journey in Self-Realization explores identity formation and transformation through a series of computer-generated manipulations.

The cinematic feel of the project is testament to Saccenti and Rolfes process, shooting thousands of frames in studio with Rolfes live scanning and manipulating on set/in real time. SUI consists of 35 unbound images that allow the reader to go through them in whatever way they choose. It also comes packaged in a reflective polychrome box encased in a vellum sheet, a deliberate decision on the part of CYMK Books to enhance the unique, material aspect of the project. Check out more images of SUI below!

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A selection of recent work by Colombian artist Johan Barrios. More images below.

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Artist Spotlight: Elina Merenmies

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