16.08.11 by Jeff

Tsui Kuang-Yu

“Bowling Alley in London” by artist Tsui Kuang-Yu. I had seen this work a long time ago and forgotten the artist, but thanks to the help of Roberto Pérez (via the Booooooom Tumblr) I was able to track down the video again and upload it to Youtube.

tsui kuang yu The Shortcut to the Systematic Life: City Spirits

Watch the video below!

This is the first part of Tsui Kuang-Yu’s “The Shortcut to the Systematic Life: City Spirits”.

More of his work here:













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



  • http://choplogik.org Russell Alton

    I was surprised at how quickly they assess the threat of the ball, considering how close pigeons generally let you walk by. Excellent concept, thanks for tracking this down & sharing!

  • Anna

    stupid. leave these pigeons alone!

  • http://www.kylemorrisseyartwork.com/ kyle

    perfect game

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      haha

  • chris

    This guy is an asshole. Stupid, unimaginative concept, leave the fucking pigeons alone.

    • Mia

      Hi Chris, I was the assistant on the London part of that whole video series. You’ll be glad to know that the amazing thing about pigeons, also about birds, is that they fly away.

      The work is part of a series of different gestures and it makes more sense when you see the whole thing: watch from about 3mins in in the second video to see clips of the rest.

      Anyway, the only living thing harmed during the making of this video was me and my frigging shins, cos I was the one who had to run off and stop the ball.

  • jd

    Chris, watch the second video and call him “unimaginative” again. he may not give a shit about what people think (bowling pigeons or golfing in a city park) but what good artist ever thought twice about an instinctive idea?

  • 艾姆

    崔廣宇!

  • dolphin

    This guy is great, a lot of the second video is filmed in Amsterdam, made me miss the city! The sprinkler jacket is great!!





25.05.16 by Staff

Photographer Captures Rare Natural Phenomenon

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Japanese photographer and digital artist Yutaka Kagaya happened to be in the right place at the right time, capturing what looks like a rainbow-blasting airplane flying above Oshino-Mura, Yamanashi Prefecture. While the effect can be explained as a form of cloud iridescence, that’s still pretty amazing! Check out a spectacular close up shot below!

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25.05.16 by Staff

Barcelona Design Week: June 2 – 12

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We recently put out an open call to be our official Booooooom correspondent at this year’s Barcelona Design Week. We’re happy to announce that we’re sending one of our readers, Cory Gibbons, to Spain to attend the event.

Barcelona Design Centre’s annual Barcelona Design Week runs from June 2-12 this year. The event brings together creative professionals and businesses from around the world to share ideas, trends and knowledge about a variety of topics — offering over 70 different activities ranging from workshops and roundtables to tours and art exhibitions.

This year’s lineup of speakers includes Brett Wickens (of design studio Ammunition) and Alice Rawsthorn (who writes about design for International New York Times and frieze) kicking off the opening conference on June 2nd. June 6th to 8th marks the return of the Design is Future “congresstival”, which involves 3 days of 15 speakers discussing success stories and new approaches to design, specifically focused on improving people’s lives and the world around us.

More information and images from last year’s BDW below!

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25.05.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Rupert Vandervell

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A selection of photos from “Geometrix” by London-based photographer Rupert Vandervell. More images below.

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25.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Lindsay Stripling

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San Francisco-based artist Lindsay Stripling diverges from her usual watercolours in this selection of oil paintings (click here for previous post). See more images below or on display at Flatcolor Gallery in Seattle starting June 2nd!

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24.05.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Jonathan Deltour

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A selection of work by French photographer Jonathan Deltour who shared his work to our Constructive Criticism post. More images below.

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