13.07.15 by Jeff

Pow! Wow! Long Beach Recap

powwowlongbeach04Fafi @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

In June, a handful of artists from around the world descended on California for Pow! Wow! Long Beach. I took a few photos of the artists in action, and Brandon Shigeta documented the finished walls. Have a look below.

powwowlongbeach01Benjie Escobar @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach14Benjie Escobar @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach05Cryptik @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach25Cryptik @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach02Jeff McMillan @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach07Fafi @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach06Fafi @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach08Aaron De La Cruz @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach09Aaron De La Cruz @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach11Push @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach10Push @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach12James Jean @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach03James Jean @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach13James Jean and Tristan Eaton @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach22Tristan Eaton @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach15Jeff Soto @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach16Jeff Soto @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach17Low Bros @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach18Low Bros @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach23Low Bros @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach24Low Bros @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach19Madsteez @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach20Hueman @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwowlongbeach21Hueman @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

 

 

Finished murals shot by Brandon Shigeta.

powwow-murals01Fafi @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwow-murals02Madsteez and Hueman @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwow-murals03Jeff McMillan @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwow-murals04Push @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwow-murals05Low Bros @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwow-murals08Jeff Soto @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwow-murals06James Jean @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwow-murals07Benjie Escobar @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

powwow-murals09Cryptik @ Pow! Wow! Long Beach

 













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







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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