01.07.13 by Jeff

Danny MacAskill’s “Imaginate” Bike Video Brings Kid’s Toys to Life

Danny MacAskill's Imaginate bike video brings kid's toys to life
This is NEXT LEVEL. You are about to watch Danny MacAskill do what every kid dreams of: Shrink down to the size of his own toys! Red Bull constructed giant-sized kids toys specifically for this film and MacAskill destroys them all. Hot wheels track, bouncey balls, pencil crayons, you name it.

No matter what thumbnail image I use here it won’t do this video justice. Watch Danny MacAskill’s “Imaginate” below!

Danny MacAskill's Imaginate bike video brings kid's toys to life

Danny MacAskill's Imaginate bike video brings kid's toys to life

Directed by Stu Thomson

It appears there were a million people involved but huge props (see what I did there?) to art director Moley Campbell, and the set construction team: Nash Masson, John Bailey, George Eccleston, Vision Ramps, J&B Scenery, Phil Bowen, Hugh Speirs! Incredible work all around.

imaginate.redbull.com













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



  • i love the small details like the colouring of the different modelling clays used to hold the pencil crayons in place. this entire thing is brilliantly art directed

  • So rad! There’s no limit to the amount of fun you can have when you’re at that level… with Red Bull throwing some money in the mix 😀

    • blackeye

      Yeah the art direction is good, but gotta be a parent here. There is so much wrong with Red Bull and kid images mixing and making it public. Like a Barbie in BDSM gear.

      • I hear you. At least he’s wearing a helmet 😀
        But the man is a legend and if your job is playtime then this fits like a glove.





26.09.16 by Staff

Best of Kickstarter: The Kinetic Art Table

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Motion-control artist Bruce Shapiro’s “Sisyphus” is an incredible sand drawing machine that creates elaborate patterns using magnets (click here for previous post). While several installations have been set up in countries around the world, Shapiro is now working toward a version people can enjoy in their own homes! See more images and information about this Kickstarter below!

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26.09.16 by Staff

Artist Re-Imagining Every Pokémon as Garfield!

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Pokémon + Garfield = Garfemon. Chicago-based artist and writer Shawn Bowers is re-drawing every Pokémon as Garfield. See more Garfemon below!

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26.09.16 by Staff

Vancouver Art Book Fair 2016

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The Vancouver Art Book Fair is back for its 5th year! Organized by Project Space, a non-profit organization dedicated to publication as an artistic medium, the fair takes place at the Vancouver Art Gallery, October 14 – 16. It’s also free and open to the public!

If you’re in the Vancouver area (and into books and zines!) you’re definitely going to want to check it out! This year’s multi-day event is bigger than ever, with over 100 local, national and international publishers displaying their goods, as well as a diverse line-up of programs, hourly talks, performances and artist projects. More images below.

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26.09.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Jordan Tiberio

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Photographer Jordan Tiberio pays homage to an Irving Penn photograph entitled “Summer Sleep, New York” with her series “The Girl Next Door”. Tiberio obscures her portraits using a window screen and droplets of water. More images below.

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26.09.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Barbarian

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Drawings by Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia based illustrator Barbarian. More images below.

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