07.11.13 by Jeff

Arcade Fire “Afterlife” Live Music Video Directed by Spike Jonze

Arcade Fire Afterlife Live at the Youtube Awards

Spike Jonze has done it again! Breathing new life into awards shows by directing a live music video for Arcade Fire and a million other things at the recent YouTube Music Awards (that nobody watched). The slow reveal of the award show itself is perfect. Loved Greta Gerwig in Frances Ha, and she does a great job here.

Did any of you watch the award show? What did you think? It was really rocky at times but it was also kind of brilliant. From the Tyler the Creator performance to the Lena Dunham short, there was an energy to it all that Saturday Night Live and late night talk shows just don’t have. If you missed it you can watch the whole show here.

Watch “Afterlife” below! Props to the camera operator!

 

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



  • http://www.booooooom.com/ Jeff Hamada

    this arcade fire is HEAVvvvvvvy so many hits, love it

  • http://www.gerhardhuman.com/ Gerhard Human

    Great! Love the awkwardness in her dance moves. Gives it a sense of real life. Rad song as well

    • http://www.booooooom.com/ Jeff Hamada

      the part in Frances Ha when she dances in the streets is my favourite

  • Mokasi

    That was Awesome!! love the dancing , Spike Jones and Arcade Fire such a good collaboration:)

    • http://www.booooooom.com/ Jeff Hamada

      you’ll be happy to know they’re scoring his newest film!

      • Mokasi

        Siiiiick!

  • Ashton Ireland

    the brilliance of this video is unbelievable. that moment when you realize in the woods. shit this is in front of an audience? the video becomes the performance. fantastic

  • http://www.booooooom.com/ Jeff Hamada

    ya! love it

  • Matt

    Awesome!!!!! And yes, huge props to the camera person… Had to be some fancy foot work with all that backpedaling a performance unto itself!

  • Aaron Bumgarner

    This is amazing!





27.05.16 by Jeff

Elaborate Salt Labyrinths by Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto

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Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto’s incredible, labyrinthine installations are the result of 45 hours of meticulously piled grains of salt, strewn inside a medieval castle in the South of France. I’ve posted about his work several times (here, here, here) but I never grow tired of it.

See more images of “Floating Garden” and “Labyrinth” below or as part of the exhibition Univers’sel at Aigues-Mortes until November 30th.

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27.05.16 by Staff

Google Cultural Institute’s New Art Camera

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It took the Google Cultural Institute five years to archive 200 artworks in super high resolution (we’re talking gigapixels). Now they’ve scanned 1,000 in just a few months all thanks to a new camera! The device, dubbed the Art Camera, has cut down capture time from a full day to around 30 minutes. With 20 cameras built, Google has been lending them out to major institutions in cities across the globe free of charge!

It is pretty incredible how far you can zoom into the artworks; have a look here. Watch the video below.

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27.05.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Maria Baoli

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A selection of images from Maria Baoli’s latest series, which involves a mirrored triangle highlighting simple daily gestures that usually go unnoticed. More images from “Kaleidoscopic” below.

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27.05.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: Sally Deng

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Selection of work by Los Angeles-based illustrator Sally Deng. More images below.

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26.05.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: AJ Dungo

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Selection of work by illustrator AJ Dungo. More images below.

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