07.11.11 by Jeff

Kid Zoom

Kid Zoom (Ian Strange) recently returned to Australia and spent two months building a full-scale replica of his childhood home inside Cockatoo Island’s prestigious Turbine Hall in Sydney.

Ian Strange Kid Zoom Home

Ian Strange Kid Zoom Home

Ian Strange Kid Zoom Home

Ian Strange Kid Zoom Home

Ian Strange Kid Zoom Home

KID ZOOM: HOME
IAN STRANGE
COCKATOO ISLAND, TURBINE HALL
SYDNEY AUSTRALIA
November 4th – Devember 11th 2011

http://www.kid-zoom.com/













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



  • I really like the contrast between the house and the interior structure of the hanger..

  • joey

    i kinda wish the skull wasn’t there… it’s beautiful anyhow.

  • lapetitefaon

    god, I want to see this in person! / see photos of the inside of the house? I love the skull!

  • I hate to be ‘THAT’ guy, but the house was built single handedly in two months by Mr. Brent Kerr, Kid Zoom just painted it.

  • Ruth

    To be fair there was a construction team of over 10 people who worked on it. Including builders, the architect, carpenters, art designers, scenic artists and volunteers.
    The entire project had a team of over 25 people work on it.

  • I can’t wait to see what this kid does in the future. His work at Opera Gallery in NYC was amazing.

  • Bone78

    amazing!

  • JeffyP

    I was there for this, it was incredible.





27.04.17 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Mark Kushimi

Here’s a selection of photos by Honolulu, Hawaii-based photographer, Mark Kushimi, who happens to be the editor-in-chief/co-founder of one of my favourite publications, Contrast Magazine. The image above is from a beautiful series where he turns his Hasselblad on a tripod during the exposure. Have a look at more of his work below.

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26.04.17 by Jeff

Sculptures by Jaime Pitarch Strip Everyday Objects of Their Functionality

Subject, Object, Abject (2006) – Chair, wooden shavings from chair legs

 

I’m obsessed with these sculptures by artist Jaime Pitarch that I came across on the Spencer Brownstone Gallery website. The Barcelona-based artist explores our relationship to household objects by making subtle and not-so-subtle alterations rendering them completely useless. He says the works have “to do with the human being’s inability to identify with the structures he himself has created”.

Have a look at more images below.

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26.04.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Fantasaraxia

A selection of work by my friend Boldtron, currently creating magnificent stuff in Cinema 4D under the name Fantasaraxia. Also a shoutout to Arnau, who first shared these works over on Artnau (my favourite site for visual inspiration). If you ever visit Barcelona hit these guys up, I had the best time there with them!

Have a look at more images of Boldtron’s work below!

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26.04.17 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: Garance Vallée

A beautiful selection of work by Paris-based illustrator and architect Garance Vallée. Love the way these drawings are presented. More images below.

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26.04.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Victor Mosquera

A selection of work by Toronto-based artist Victor Mosquera. More images below. Read More