21.12.11 by Jeff

Patrick Martinez

Reel Tawlk by Patrick Martinez at Loft In Space
Patrick Martinez’s show is up at Loft In Space! I love this gallery and the people that run it. Can’t wait to get back here for the next Pow Wow, in February.

Reel Tawlk by Patrick Martinez at Loft In Space

Reel Tawlk by Patrick Martinez at Loft In Space

Reel Tawlk by Patrick Martinez at Loft In Space

Reel Tawlk by Patrick Martinez at Loft In Space

Reel Tawlk by Patrick Martinez at Loft In Space

Reel Tawlk by Patrick Martinez at Loft In Space

Patrick and my friends (the brains behind Loft in Space) Jasper Wong and Tiffany Tanaka. If you ever get out to Honolulu, drop in and say hello they are the nicest people you will meet.

All photos © Brandon Shigeta.

 

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







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According to Korean tradition, artisans have a habit of destroying and discarding imperfect pieces. Since 2001 Korean artist Yeesookyung has taken these porcelain fragments, creating beautiful, imperfect sculptures by fusing them with gold leaf in the Japanese tradition of kintsugi. See more images from “Translated Vase” below.

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