15.08.13 by Jeff

“Chi Raq” Documentary Film By Photographer Will Robson-Scott

Chi Raq - Documentary film by Will Robson-Scott

My friend photographer Will Robson-Scott told me a little bit about his documentary “Chi Raq” when I was with him in Australia earlier this year. It feels like it’s been a long time since then, so I was excited yesterday when he told me it was finally online!

This is an intimate portrait of life in South and West Chicago. I had no idea it was one of the most dangerous cities in America.

Watch the entire “Chi Raq” film below!


 

Director: Will Robson-Scott / willrobsonscott.co.uk

Editor: Luca Campanale / lucacampanale.com

Will put together a zine to accompany the film, here.

This film is presented by Protein with support by Plus.













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



  • Luca Campanale

    sorry for being nosey but the support is by http://www.weareplus.com

  • ok thanks! nice work luca

  • Gedo

    Is it an email address for Will Robson I have a project I’m working on and I only want him to help me with it, with my future goals I want to accomplish with my city,he spiritually moved me and my wife with the chiraq documentary, I’m in the marine corps , and I’m from Chicago, so if you can, I would greatly appreciate getting in contact with him my email is gedomuzik@gmail.com Thank you have a blessed day.





26.05.17 by Staff

“Light Barrier” by Artists Kimchi and Chips


An otherworldly audio-visual phenomenon by South Korean artists Kimchi and Chips (aka Mimi Son and Elliot Woods). Constructing an elaborate apparatus out of hundreds of projectors, mirrors and speakers the duo experiment with the materialization of objects from beams of light. Check out more images and video below!

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26.05.17 by Jeff

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26.05.17 by Jeff

Photographer Camilo Jose Vergara Photographs The Same Locations Repeatedly Over 40 Years

No heat, landlord in front of New St. and Newark St., Newark, 1980

New St. and Newark St., Newark, 2015

 

Photographer Camilo José Vergara has committed more than four decades of his life to his photographic archive project “Tracking Time”. Year after year he has returned to poor, minority communities around the United States to re-photograph them from the same vantage points. In 2013, Vergara was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama, and was the first photographer ever to receive this honour.

See more images of his incredible project below.

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26.05.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Miwon Yoon

Lovely work by Korean artist Miwon Yoon. See more images below.

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26.05.17 by Staff

“Solo Together” by Artist Paula Crown

Artist Paula Crown creates 150 ceramic replicas of those iconically cheap disposable red cups for her latest sculptural installation, inviting us to consider the complexity of the mundane and the temporality of togetherness. See more images from “Solo Together” below or on display at 10 Hanover gallery in London until June 8.

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