31.10.12 by Jeff

Julien Berthier

Artist Julien Berthier
“The center of Fitjar”, a performance by Julien Berthier.

The artist was invited to exhibit on a small island in the Commune of Fitjar, Norway, and decided to find the symbolic center of the area by balancing a map on a point. Then, with the help of the people from the village, he physically extracted the center and moved it onto the small island.

After a couple of days the center was reinstalled in its original place becoming a permanent installation in the mountain.

Artist Julien Berthier

Artist Julien Berthier

Artist Julien Berthier

Artist Julien Berthier

Artist Julien Berthier

Artist Julien Berthier

Artist Julien Berthier

Artist Julien Berthier

Artist Julien Berthier

Artist Julien Berthier

Artist Julien Berthier

Artist Julien Berthier

Artist Julien Berthier

Artist Julien Berthier

Artist Julien Berthier

Artist Julien Berthier

Artist Julien Berthier

Artist Julien Berthier

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



  • I really love the concept and execution. I think I should have kept the center in the island and the hole in the woods. And see what time does with both them, the extracted center and the hole.
    Anyway that’s my opinion, and this a really nice work.





24.05.17 by Jeff

Ticket Giveaway: Canal180’s 8-Day Creative Camp in Portugal

180 Creative Camp is an 8-day media arts academy hosted by Canal180 in Abrantes, Portugal, from July 2nd to 9th. The event provides a unique environment for participants and invited artists to exchange experiences, learn and create together. I’ll be headed out there to do a talk at the camp and more importantly hang with the participants. It’ll be my first time to Portugal so I’m looking forward to exploring Abrantes as well.

Tickets are still available! Also if you happen to live in Abrantes I believe there are special terms for you to participate. Head over to 180.camp for more info and to see the list of speakers and workshops announced so far (more on the way).

Now for the really good news, we have a full package ticket (350 € value) to give away to one of you, which includes participation in the 8-day camp, accommodations and food. All you have to do is share a link to your website or Instagram in the comments below. Click the link below and scroll down to the bottom of this post and use the Disqus comment widget. We’ll pick a winner in two weeks! Good luck.

 

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24.05.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Noel Badges Pugh

Love the line work in these drawings by artist Noel Badges Pugh. See more images below.

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24.05.17 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Chris Coyle

A selection of work by photographer Chris Coyle. More images below.

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24.05.17 by Jeff

Call For Submissions: Aint-Bad No. 12

Laura Pannack

 

Aint–Bad Magazine is looking for submissions for issue No. 12! Their goal is to put your best work in front of a crew of 15 curators from around the world (myself included). With each curator selecting two photographers, a total of 30 photographers will be feature (and interviewed) for the final printed publication of the best contemporary photography out there today.

While there’s no specific “theme” for this issue, you may wanna explore Aint–Bad’s archives or look at the images below to get a sense of the imagery they’ve showcased in the past. If you think your work might be a fit and are interested in submitting, head over here.

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23.05.17 by Jeff

Akira Covers for Epic Comics

Came across this great archive of Katsuhiro Otomo’s art and put together a little selection of my favourite Epic Comics Akira covers. More images below.

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