21.06.12 by Jeff

Simian Mobile Disco / Your Love Ain’t Fair

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New Simian Mobile Disco video, directed by Laurence Stephens. Warning, the last bit may give you a seizure (and the first bit may put you to sleep). Watch below!

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



  • not sure how i feel about this video to be honest – i am more into the idea of the mobile app that Kate Moross designed for Simian that displays moire patterns that you can manipulate while you listen to the album

  • Dalton

    I feel like they just didn’t take the idea for the video far enough to be visually and/or mentally entertaining.

    • and i feel like they already had a video with a really similar idea, no?

      • Dalton

        That would have to be one of my favorites too. And, after seeing through their youtube channel I’d definitely say that they’re trying to emulate some form of synesthesia. Which at least conceptually makes this video more interesting.





23.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Rune Fisker

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A selection of work by Danish illustrator Rune Fisker. More images below.

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23.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Jee-ook Choi

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A selection of work by South Korean illustrator Jee-ook Choi. More images below.

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23.08.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Jordan Kasey

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A selection of paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Jordan Kasey. More images below.

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23.08.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: So PineNut

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Illustrations by So PineNut (click here for previous post). More images below.

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23.08.16 by Staff

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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