21.01.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: New York Dancers Flex to Fela Kuti

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New York-based dancers Flizzo, Opt, Jay Donn, Sedo, and Danny respond to the afrobeat rhythms of Fela Kuti by ‘flexing’, a style of dance that came out of East Brooklyn. Watch “Fela Flex”, directed by Dominick Sheldon, below!


 

Dancers:
Flizzo
Jay Donn
Opt
Sedo
Danni

Director: Dominick Sheldon | Lion Dolo Films
Director of Photography: Christopher Bisagni

Okayafrica:
Producer: Allison Swank

ROOT Studios:
Production Director: Kip McQueen
Capture Producer: Joshua Steen
Camera Operator: Eythan Maidhof
First AC: Ed Barnes
Second AC: Chris Bye
DIT: Alex Strohmeier
Grips: Rob Hubert, Jon Ervin, Austin Kennedy
Producers: Sarah Reynolds & Abbey Zembower
Production Assistants: Payal Parikh & Peggy Gertner
Hair & Make-Up: Donna Kim & Cathy Foster
Styling: Leah Snow
Clothing: Diesel

Set Designer: Whitney Hellesen
Post Production: MAAVVEN
Post Production Supervisor: Dina Ciccotello
Editor: Holle Singer at Consulate
Colorist: Clark Muller at Incendio
VFX: Cully Bunker
Online Editor: Skulleys

Music: FELA KUTI “Zombie”













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







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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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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