03.10.12 by Jeff

Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin
“Private Language” is a project by one of my favourite artists, Malin Gabriella Nordin. She recently invited eleven children, ages 3 – 5, to interpret a collection of her sculptures:

“I met with each child individually for an hour to discuss the collection: what they thought the sculptures looked like, if there was a story, which one they liked the most, etc. I asked each one of them if they felt the collection was missing something and if so could they draw the missing piece. I also asked them if the sculptures were placed in the right order or if they wanted to rearrange them, which all except for one did. The upcoming months I will interpret their drawings and make their missing pieces into new sculptures and paintings.”

I usually include a handful of images, but I’ve included 30 images here. They were too beautiful not to post. I guess it’s kind of obvious that I love this project.

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

Artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

malingabriella.com

Photos by Emilia Bergmark-Jiménez.













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



  • I dig it! Would love to do something like this. Kid Collaboration!

  • artnau

    so beautiful!

  • power to the petit peeps! love it!





23.06.17 by Jeff

5 Questions You Must Answer (or die)

This is our weekly discussion post where I ask 5 questions and you answer them (I answer them too). If you missed them, the previous 5 Questions posts are HEREHEREHERE and HERE.

 

The Questions

1- What’s your favourite piece of useless trivia?

2- What’s a bargain bin movie that’s actually really good?

3- How many times do you think you’ve stolen something in your life?

4- Describe your favourite procrastination technique.

5- What’s a unique question that I can use for a future 5 Questions post?

 

 

23.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Luke Ramsey

Loving these paintings from “Out In It” by Luke Ramsey, which is just coming down at Madrona Gallery, part of his artist residency in Victoria, BC. This is what summer feels like here. Have a look at more from the series as well as a couple murals below!

Read More

23.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Luis Garcia aka OOGLIOO

Loving these weird drawings by San Diego-based artist Luis Garcia aka OOGLIOO. Have a look at a couple more below!

Read More

22.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Gareth Cadwallader

A selection of paintings by British artist Gareth Cadwallader (another great find from Supersonic). More images below.

Read More

22.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Steve Chmilar

Paintings by Canadian artist (and musician) Steve Chmilar, born in Grand Prairie, Alberta and now living in Toronto, Ontario. His upcoming show “Wrong Century” starts June 23rd at 7pm at Hashtag Gallery (Toronto). More images below.

Read More