20.06.11 by Jeff

Toothpick Sculpture

“Rolling through the Bay”, the world’s largest kinetic sculpture made entirely of toothpicks. It has taken Scott Weaver more than 35 years and 100,000 toothpicks to build it. Incredible!

Rolling through the Bay by largest kinetic sculpture made of toothpicks Scott Weaver

Watch the video below!














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



  • way crazier than making 1000 origami cranes, this guy’s got the patience

  • Morgan A

    I agree, I admire this for the amount of patience that would be required. Its wonderful.

  • lapetitefaon

    Holy christ, the details in this! UNREAL! Also what an amazing way to tell the story of a city. I wonder his method in putting this together? Were there precise blueprints first? I assume there would have to be given how thought out and intricate it all is! If so those would awesome to see!

    • Kyle

      That is wild, thanks for sharing. Adding it to my list to see in Spain one day!

    • fiorella

      í was so close and had no idea about it. now i’ll have to go back ;) thanks for sharing.

      • “Les Cabanes de Arguelaguer” made by an 80 year old man genius, Josep Pujiula i Vila. Just incredible.

  • I feel so lazy doing what this man is capable of…

  • Dung

    UNBELIEVABLE! I so wanna see this real-life.

  • very nice wooden sculpture. We’re Chinese factory, experienced in stainless steel, bronze, stone, resin, aluminium, acrylic sculpture,water features, mold, for building construction, landscape, domestic ornament, public arts and trophy etc. for over 10 years. We also specialize in designing and fabricating custom made products to suit the specific needs of clients.

    Pls visit our web www sculpturespaces com. Attached are our recent projects for your check. Also welcome to our factory to have a visit. Hope we can establish the business relationship in the near future. Looking forward to your early reply.





26.05.17 by Staff

“Light Barrier” by Artists Kimchi and Chips


An otherworldly audio-visual phenomenon by South Korean artists Kimchi and Chips (aka Mimi Son and Elliot Woods). Constructing an elaborate apparatus out of hundreds of projectors, mirrors and speakers the duo experiment with the materialization of objects from beams of light. Check out more images and video below!

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26.05.17 by Jeff

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26.05.17 by Jeff

Photographer Camilo Jose Vergara Photographs The Same Locations Repeatedly Over 40 Years

No heat, landlord in front of New St. and Newark St., Newark, 1980

New St. and Newark St., Newark, 2015

 

Photographer Camilo José Vergara has committed more than four decades of his life to his photographic archive project “Tracking Time”. Year after year he has returned to poor, minority communities around the United States to re-photograph them from the same vantage points. In 2013, Vergara was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama, and was the first photographer ever to receive this honour.

See more images of his incredible project below.

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26.05.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Miwon Yoon

Lovely work by Korean artist Miwon Yoon. See more images below.

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26.05.17 by Staff

“Solo Together” by Artist Paula Crown

Artist Paula Crown creates 150 ceramic replicas of those iconically cheap disposable red cups for her latest sculptural installation, inviting us to consider the complexity of the mundane and the temporality of togetherness. See more images from “Solo Together” below or on display at 10 Hanover gallery in London until June 8.

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