04.11.11 by Jeff

Murmuration

A collection of starlings is called a murmuration. This one was captured by Liberty Smith and Sophie Windsor. Incredible.

Murmuration on the River Shannon in Ireland

Watch the video below!


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



  • http://juenology.com Mary Sohn

    made me cry

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      its overwhelming! nature is so beautiful! i can watch these kinds of videos all day and still find them amazing

      • Rain

        Yet so many believe that it simply just came about despite how much it amazes and pleases us.

  • http://mrjancastillo.wordpress.com/ MRJAN

    WOAH!

  • laura

    I almost cried as well, these are one of the most amazing occurrences in nature

  • Ben Y

    Shivers all around my body. Just wow.

  • http://slackerfashionweek.tumblr.com/ SlackerFashionista

    It’s just a Wow!

  • Harriet

    i got goosebumps all over me!! amazing!

  • http://www.ads-studio.org.uk/logos.html Logo Design Harrogate

    That’s amazing, glad they weren’t bees! : )

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      hahha ya

  • http://dlb4sheezy@live.com danilo mantilla

    im in shock

  • Lucas

    The nosie that the birds make is much interesting than the fuking music.

    THX for the video…

  • ADE

    Anyone know the song? really fitting

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      believe the comments on vimeo tell you the song

      • ADE

        thanks!

  • http://www.thewebsurgery.com/ Grant Brookes

    Amazing! i guess the video is better coz of the overcast weather, i think had the whether been little bright, the still would have simple looked even better.. what do you think?

  • http://masalahkita.com andy

    wow its nice

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  • Patricia

    This is fantastic, thanks so much. I could do without the music. I mean, could we observe nature as it is, without ascribing any quality, in this case sound? Thanks again. Best wishes.

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      Ya i feel the same way i wish it was just the sounds of the lake

  • Teshka

    I have seen a few murmurations and this is brilliant. Must have been a really special moment.





30.05.16 by Jeff

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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