25.03.14 by Jeff

Mesmerizing Patterns Drawn on Potter’s Wheel

Enjoy 15 minutes of artist Mikhail Sadovnikov drawing patterns onto a spinning potter’s wheel. You’re gonna want to mute this video, the music is terrible. Watch the video below.

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



  • Sarah Blum

    Completely mesmerizing! My entire workplace stopped to watch this!!

  • Daniel

    I used to do this with blank CDs, a CD player, and a sharpie. And the result was only slightly less impressive.

  • Ethan Sherman

    His name is Mikhail Sadovnikov.

    • Thanks ethan

      • Ethan Sherman

        Unfortunately this is really the only mesmerizing video of his available 🙁

  • Fantastic artwork. I think hand performance too attractive.

  • Really So amazing job using hand. I speach less to see this video





26.06.16 by Staff

Gold-Fused Sculptures Made From Remnants of Shattered Porcelain

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According to Korean tradition, artisans have a habit of destroying and discarding imperfect pieces. Since 2001 Korean artist Yeesookyung has taken these porcelain fragments, creating beautiful, imperfect sculptures by fusing them with gold leaf in the Japanese tradition of kintsugi. See more images from “Translated Vase” below.

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24.06.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Quentin Shih

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Photos by Quentin Shih, who splits time between New York, Paris, and Beijing. More images below.

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24.06.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Peter Wileman

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Paintings by Peter Wileman. More images below.

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24.06.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Julien Mauve

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Another fantastic narrative series by Paris-based photographer Julien Mauve (click here for previous posts). More images from “After Lights Out” below.

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24.06.16 by Staff

Drones Capture Disparity Between Rich and Poor in South Africa

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Cape Town-based photographer Johnny Miller reveals distinct lines between rich and poor in a striking (and unsettling) series of photographs. Taken using drones, the aerial perspective presents the harsh reality of past Apartheid policies and the continued disparity in a way that can’t be ignored. Check out more images from “Unequal Scenes” below.

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