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!





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Artist Spotlight: Ryan Travis Christian

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Drawings by artist Ryan Travis Christian. More images below.

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Animation of the Day: “I’m Dead Inside”

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One of my favourite animators Dan Britt returns with another brilliant short, “I’m Dead Inside”, handling the visuals and the music! He previously contributed to Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared and made the brilliant animation “I Decided to Leave”. I can’t really tell if things like this are considered dark humour or just regular humour anymore. Maybe you can let me know one way or the other.

I highly recommend you watch “I’m Dead Inside” over on Booooooom TV.

25.08.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Kajahl Benes

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A selection of paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Kajahl Benes. More images below.

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25.08.16 by Jeff

Pattern — The Simple Drawing App Every Designer Has Been Waiting For

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Pattern is a fantastic little iPad app (available in the App Store as of today) created by former Facebook product designer Andy Chung, specifically for the purpose of ideation and early stage design. Its simple tools and charming interface feel equal parts whiteboard and grid paper.

I love this app! You can see in the video clip below just how beautifully considered it is. Everything feels natural and intuitive, and it makes creating with the Apple Pencil and gestures fast and fun. A web layout with notes scrawled over it, literally takes seconds.

 

 

Andy has given us 5 promo codes to download Pattern for free! We’ll hook up the first 3 people who leave a comment here telling us what crazy thing you hope it will help you design.

At the end of the day we’ll also pick 2 more people from all the comments to also receive the promo codes (I may pick the funniest two answers, just saying).

Hit the button below and scroll to the bottom of this post to leave a comment! There’s a few more images of the app down there as well.

 

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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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