04.02.14 by Jeff

“Move Mountain” animation by Kirsten Lepore

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One of the most talented artists I know, Kirsten Lepore, has finally released her CalArts graduate thesis film and it is incredible. “Move Mountain” is a masterpiece, a wonderful story about healing, expertly told and gorgeously animated. This is what it looks like when a filmmaker has complete control of her craft.

I interviewed Kirsten last year and we talked about her previous films, and briefly about how a song by The Knife kinda inspired “Move Mountain” (read the interview here). She remains one of only a few people to ever guest post on Booooooom, and her post of hand drawn animations is still one of my favourites in the history of this site (see it here).

Check out those links, turn up your speakers, turn down your lights, and enjoy her film below!


 

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



  • Joost Koster

    Wonderful! So much details

  • Alicia Reyes McNamara

    love it!

  • Ben

    Did I just see the Eagleman Stag dude make an appearance!?

    • yes, the dance sequence has many characters from other popular animations

  • Michiel

    Very well done. You should watch “oh willy”, it’s my favorite stop-motion animation, and it won a ton of prizes.
    trailer: http://vimeo.com/34891933
    full movie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qM13X1PIT4s

    enjoy!

  • Tim Breese

    The camera motion is flawless & the main character is so well done. Definitely one of the best stop motion films I’ve ever seen.

  • phoebe

    so lovely! intoxicating visuals. a story that could easily be muddled by words but conveyed pitch-perfect through film.

  • robot gallardo

    the medicine is the journey, the journey is the medicine

  • Ezequiel Blurpenstein

    Wow, that is utterly brilliant. I wish I have kids some day that can see this, and I wish I could visit that place and live there for a while, looks nice and peaceful. Fantastic film!

  • RosannaG

    Wow, brillant visuals

    – touching.

  • wow! love it!

  • Aaron Bumgarner

    Beautiful!

  • Morijah Oslund

    Koooool! Loved it!





16.01.17 by Staff

Animated 3D-Printed Sculptures by Artist John Edmark

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Check out the latest batch of 3D-printed sculptures by artist and inventor John Edmark (previously featured here). Based on the same geometrical ratios found in nature, Edmark’s spiralling “Blooms” come to life when spun under a strobe light specifically synchronized to flash at every 137.5º turn. See more images and full video by filmmaker Charlie Nordstrom below!

 

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Artist Spotlight: Hueman

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New work from Allison Torneros aka Hueman (click here for previous posts). A colourful exploration of multiplicity, “Hyperlimbo” involves a series of characters caught between different worlds and ways of being. See more images below or on display at KP Projects in Los Angeles until February 4th!

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Our friend Brendan Monroe’s show “Mammatus” just opened at Curator’s Cube in Tokyo. We stopped by the space last week and it all looked fantastic — a nice mix of drawing, painting and sculpture (especially loved the ceramics). The shows up until the 29th so if you happen to be in Japan go go go. Have a look at more images below!

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“Deviant Objects” by Inna Babaeva

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Another batch of sculptures by New York City-based artist Inna Babaeva (click here for previous post). Check out more “Deviant Objects” below!

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