04.06.12 by Jeff

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros / Man On Fire

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros - Man On Fire music video
Edward Sharpe’s latest music video is an uplifting portrait of a little rec center in New York. Not sure if all the text is necessary throughout the video but I enjoyed it regardless.

Produced by Borderline Films + Andrew F. Renzi
Co produced by Brett Potter + Ellen Bar
Directed by: Brady Corbet
1st AD : Brad Payne
Edited by: Zac Stuart-Pontier
1st AC: Samuel Ellison
2nd AC: Suren Karapetyan
Key PA: Pete Donohue
PA Dept: Eric Swiecinski + Logan Bonilla + John Kobilca
Production Support: Greencard Pictures + Act Zero Films
Choreography: Adam Hendrickson
Photography: Jody Lee Lipes













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



  • WONDERFUL!

  • Donnybaj

    great!

  • Love this song

  • lepetitfaon

    yeah the text was sort of visually distracting, with that said I imagine it was very cool for the participants to have their names in the video, I’ve always thought of Brownsville as a horrible neighborhood in Brooklyn but this brigthens my outlook on the place some

    • ya i never thought about that side of it, great tribute to the moms and coaches

  • Napoleo

    napoleon dynamite

  • gillian

    love the song. love that they profiled nyc youth and their families, but i can’t help feeling a little uncomfortable about the lack of integration. there’s some, but not enough. but the again, forced integration isn’t genuine. i live/work in brooklyn, so i understand demographics, but i think this video brings to light that nyc is more of a mixing then melting pot. i hope in the future this continues to change. on a more positive note, this could be seen as a project heralding in a new era that will continue to bring more people together through art. 

  • Esli Tapilatu

    Makes me wanna dance, make a clip, travel, live!





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Experimental Artist Petros Vrellis Creates Detailed Portraits With A Single Thread

 

Born in Greece, with a background in Electrical Engineering as well as Art Science, artist Petros Vrellis has a passion for creating interactive installations that blend art and technology. His latest project is a mesmerizing re-imagining of traditional handicraft.

Using a 28″ aluminum-rimmed loom, Petros runs a single thread from one anchor peg to another to create just the right density and darkening at precise intersections. The end result is a detailed image that emerges from 3000 – 4000 continuous loops (or 1-2 kilometers of thread)!

While Petros is following a set pattern developed from a computer-generated algorithm, as you can see in the time-lapsed video above, the step-by-step process is all done by hand. We had the chance to speak with Petros about his experimental process and why hand-made work still has a place in the digital age. Check out the full interview below!

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