01.09.11 by Jeff

Dan Tague

Various works using folded dollar bills, by Dan Tague.

Folded dollar bills artworks by artist Dan Tague

Folded dollar bills artworks by artist Dan Tague

Folded dollar bills artworks by artist Dan Tague

Folded dollar bills artworks by artist Dan Tague

Folded dollar bills artworks by artist Dan Tague

Folded dollar bills artworks by artist Dan Tague

Folded dollar bills artworks by artist Dan Tague

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

  • http://www.ianpawelec.com Ian Pawelec

    Very very cool concept. I kind of want one.

  • Luke

    so sick!

  • http://www.design4fantasy.com/blog saya

    Nice, I can see a philosophy under them.

  • Nambo


  • http://www.mp-webdesign.co.uk Kelly

    At first I thought they were going to be money sculptures, I love the forms created to get the right words, almost organised folding but I like how it’s not all straight, the way that the letters are at different angles and there are different sized folds is really interesting. I’d love to make drawings of these as the shapes themselves and then another set of drawings of just the type.

  • http://ww.iamcaty.com Caty

    Damn, thats awesome!!

  • Hoffman

    ..you’ll be rich soon

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  • lapetitefaon

    awesome! especially the shape of ‘reality sucks’ great!

  • http://jamesmakeart.blogspot.com/ James Kirwan

    Ha! Very clever

30.05.16 by Jeff

Music Video: Rapper Dumbfoundead’s Hilarious Response to Hollywood ‘Whitewashing’


Hollywood whitewashing has been in the news a lot lately. One catalyst being the announcement earlier this year that Scarlett Johansson landed a lead role in the remake of Ghost in the Shell, and many wondering why it couldn’t have gone to someone of Asian descent. Korean rapper Dumbfoundead (Jonathan Park) offers up a humorous response, adding himself into a montage of blockbuster films and popular television shows, playing everyone from John Snow to Danny Tanner.

Park told to NBC News that he “wanted to flip the script on the conversation everybody was having about the whitewashing of Hollywood and ‘yellow-wash’ some of the most iconic films starring white male leads.”

This is definitely one of my favourite music videos this year! Watch Dumbfoundead’s “Safe” on Booooooom TV.

29.05.16 by Staff

Colourful Layered Ceramics by Korean Artist Jongjin Park


Currently working on his PhD in ceramics at Kookmin University in Seoul, Jongjin Park creates a curiously teetering and layered look in this ongoing series of colourful ceramics. See more images from “Artistic Stratum” below.

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29.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Adele Renault


You may remember Belgian artist Adele Renault from her pigeon portraits (click here for previous post). This is a selection of work from her time in Burkina Faso and the focus of her upcoming exhibition Les Hommes Intègres. Check out more images below or at art is just a four letter word Gallery in Germany starting June 4th.

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29.05.16 by Staff

“NGURAALAMI” by Artist Otis Hope Carey


Otis Hope Carey explores his indigenous heritage in a series that mixes 1960s optical art with themes of home and dreams of safe passage for his ancestors and the Gumbaynggirr people. His first solo exhibition, “NGURAALAMI,” will be on display at China Heights Gallery in Surry Hills (Sydney) starting May 27th. More images and video below!

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27.05.16 by Jeff

Elaborate Salt Labyrinths by Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto


Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto’s incredible, labyrinthine installations are the result of 45 hours of meticulously piled grains of salt, strewn inside a medieval castle in the South of France. I’ve posted about his work several times (here, here, here) but I never grow tired of it.

See more images of “Floating Garden” and “Labyrinth” below or as part of the exhibition Univers’sel at Aigues-Mortes until November 30th.

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