14.07.11 by Jeff

Inside Out / Episode 1

JR is changing the world with his Inside Out Project.

JR InsideOut Project ted artist street photography

Watch the inspiring video below!


The project is a call to men and women to stand up for what they care about by contributing to a large-scale participatory art project.  They do this by uploading a personal statement and portrait to the website (www.insideoutproject.net) and pasting them in the streets.

Now, participants can upload video content of their pasting actions to the Inside Out YouTube page. These submissions will be used in the creation of a final film.













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



  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

    it is interesting to see the negative reaction – i want to see the next part NOW

  • Ariela R

    This is simply amazing

  • http://ggno.blogspot.com GGNO

    the japan part is so sad.

  • http://thefashionpress.blogspot.com Shaya

    ah, this is wonderful! one thing the child says at the end really sums up the project beautifully: “it’s not the same face but it’s the same people.” as simple as that :)

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      ya the people they interviewed were great, like the kid talking about being asked about the glue on his hands, doing it for his people

  • yohji

    The place in Japan has actually nothing to do with the earthquake, it was an strategic island wich was abandoned after the 2nd worldwar, i’m saying this because I was wondering why they picked this location.

  • http://studdedblog.wordpress.com Nedda

    This is one of the most inspiring things I’ve ever seen! I love how they were all helping put the photos up.. but holy crap wtf @ the end?! I want to see the next part as well now!
    Studded

    • Bilou

      They made a book to document the project (I know it’s available easily in France, I don’t know about N. America), and it makes the point of those ripping the photos off clearer: This act that may seem violent is in its own way a means of expression. It’s a way for the people to reaffirm that what goes on their walls is up to them. I guess when they have been deprived of freedom of speech for so long, the Tunisians won’t let their opinions unheard.

  • http://twitter.com/mfbolla bolla

    Interesting share. Totally expected these peoples reactions, and I could relate so much to this video, as you tend to receive same to exact ‘confused public’ feedback whenever you attempt an artistic presentation here in Egypt…





03.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Andrea Kowch

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Selection of paintings by artist Andrea Kowch. More images below.

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03.05.16 by Jeff

OURO Collective Presents “PACE” and “Kaleido”

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Heads up for anyone in the Vancouver area, our friends OURO Collective are presenting their new show featuring two works “PACE” (choreographed by OURO) and “Kaleido” (choreographed by Tentacle Tribe). Their work combines street and contemporary dance in a really unique way, and I’m excited to see this show. I’ve shot a couple of their rehearsals and have been planning a project with them in the future!

This is an event for anybody (all ages), and I especially recommend it if you’re a creative person – seeing a lot more dance shows in the past couple years has really inspired the things I’m working on in unexpected ways.

There are 3 evening shows May 5th-7th @ 7:30pm, and 1 matinee show May 8th @ 1:30pm. Advance tickets are available online here.

FYI tickets are slightly cheaper online vs at the door, and their previous show sold out and people were turned away at the door. The show has been kindly sponsored by Converse, with on-going support from Craft Academy SalonSpotlight Dance Centre and Anna Wyman School of Dance Arts.

 

03.05.16 by Jeff

Mind-Bending Photo Manipulations by Artist Laurent Rosset

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A selection of clever photo manipulations by photographer/architect Laurent Rosset, another artist experimenting with the illusion of landscapes which seem to fold back on themselves. You may recall Aydin Büyüktas’ work “Flatland” utilized a drone to create a very similar effect.

More of Rosset’s images below.

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03.05.16 by Jeff

Shit Robot – “Lose Control” Directed by Kevin McGloughlin

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One of my favourite videos so far this year! Kevin McGloughlin directs this mesmerizing visual for Shit Robot’s “Lose Control” featuring Nancy Whang. Stellar editing here – a perfect fit for the track. I’d love to know how some of these effects were achieved. Watch it over on Booooooom TV.

03.05.16 by Jeff

Booooooom Reader Submissions: May

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Here is this month’s Reader Submissions post! Please share your work here if you’d like to be considered for a feature on Booooooom. The comments allow images to be attached so make sure post an image along with a link to your website.

One of the things that makes Booooooom unique is all the encouraging comments people send back and forth on these monthly submission posts. The comments and upvotes do not go unnoticed! Voting up work is like high-fiving that person and it also helps us see what work you guys like! Remember, even if your work isn’t featured on the main site these posts can send some decent traffic to your portfolio!

The link at the bottom will open up this full post, simply scroll down and use the Disqus commenting system to submit your work.

 

Submission guidelines:

1. Please don’t flood the comments with a dozen images, just post 1 image that represents your best work along with 1 link.

2. If you see good work posted by someone upvote it so it appears at the top. This is not just a nice thing to do, it helps me see what work you actually like.

3. You can/should also encourage people who are sharing good work here! Comment on their posts and let them know you like what they’re doing. I really want to foster a community here, and this is a simple way you can connect with other people making work.

4. Keep in mind your post may not show up right away because it has an image attached. It may need to be manually approved first so don’t freak out and post a million times, once is enough.

 

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