12.10.11 by Jeff

Matthew Cusick

Incredible collaged maps by Matthew Cusick.

Collaged maps by artist Matthew Cusick

Collaged maps by artist Matthew Cusick

Collaged maps by artist Matthew Cusick

Collaged maps by artist Matthew Cusick

Collaged maps by artist Matthew Cusick

Collaged maps by artist Matthew Cusick


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

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

    love to see these up close

  • fiorella

    me too. these are powerful! love the waves.

  • McSly

    INCREDIBLE. It’s not too unusual to see an artist use unconventional materials, but Cusick integrates them so beautifully! Newspaper instead of paint, a map instead of underpainting? Simply spectacular!

  • http://ryan-rushing.com Ryan Rushing

    I saw the waves up close this summer! Amazing stuff. http://campl.us/LFj

  • lepetitefaon

    are you kidddddding me, I can’t even imagine the time that goes into these, I really love the girls face

    • Steven Duncan

      agreed! so intricate!

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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27.05.16 by Staff

Google Cultural Institute’s New Art Camera


It took the Google Cultural Institute five years to archive 200 artworks in super high resolution (we’re talking gigapixels). Now they’ve scanned 1,000 in just a few months all thanks to a new camera! The device, dubbed the Art Camera, has cut down capture time from a full day to around 30 minutes. With 20 cameras built, Google has been lending them out to major institutions in cities across the globe free of charge!

It is pretty incredible how far you can zoom into the artworks; have a look here. Watch the video below.

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27.05.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Maria Baoli


A selection of images from Maria Baoli’s latest series, which involves a mirrored triangle highlighting simple daily gestures that usually go unnoticed. More images from “Kaleidoscopic” below.

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27.05.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: Sally Deng


Selection of work by Los Angeles-based illustrator Sally Deng. More images below.

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26.05.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: AJ Dungo


Selection of work by illustrator AJ Dungo. More images below.

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