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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Intricately Crocheted Coral Reefs

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Toxic Seas is a passion project started in 2005 by academics and artistic partners Margaret and Christine Wertheim. The series of handmade coral reefs are meant to raise awareness about environmental issues (such as the fragile state of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef) by creating a greater appreciation for the complex design of natural formations (demonstrated through the algorithmic art of crochet). See more images below or on display at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York from September 30th until February 5th.

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26.07.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Quinne Larsen

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Drawings by illustrator Quinne Larsen. More images below.

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26.07.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Thibault Daumain

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POW! WOW! Long Beach 2016: Mural Recap

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Andrew Hem + Yoskay Yamamoto + Edwin Ushiro

 

Here’s a look at all the murals from POW! WOW! Long Beach 2016. I think this one above might be my favourite but tough to pick just one, lots of great stuff. All the images were shot by one of my favourite people on the planet, Brandon Shigeta. More images below!

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25.07.16 by Staff

Guy Goes Around Making Graffiti Legible

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French artist Mathieu Tremblin is responsible for several clever interventions in urban spaces throughout Europe. His project “Tag Clouds” involves replacing unruly graffiti tags with legible translations, similar to the clouds of keywords you see online. More images below.

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