23.12.16 by Jeff

20 of our Most Memorable Articles of 2016

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Here are 20 of the most shared articles from this past year (with some of our personal favourites mixed in as well). You can also check the 20 Articles from 2015 and you should definitely peep The 20 Best Music Videos of 2016 on Booooooom TV.

 

Beautiful Photos of Rare Monkey Orchids Celebrate Year of the Monkey

 

Artist Yuichi Ikehata’s Digitally Manipulated Images Blur Reality

 

Incredible Works of Paper by Artist Matt Shlian

 

Bicycles Built Based on People’s Attempts to Draw Them From Memory

 

Elaborate Salt Labyrinths by Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto

 

Surreal Self-Portraits by Japanese Photographer Izumi Miyazaki

 

Famous Landmarks Photographed from the “Wrong” Direction

 

Artist Illma Gore Faces Indefinite Facebook Ban Over Drawing of Donald Trump with Extremely Small Penis

 

Portraits Manipulated with Playdough by Artist Tomba Lobos

 

Artist Travels to Scenic Locations Only to Paint the Pattern of His Own Shirt

 

Collection of Google Earth Anomalies by Artist Clement Valla

 

One in a Million Photo of a Living Fish Swimming Inside a Jellyfish

 

“Sisters of the Valley” Portraits of a Group of Nuns Who Grow Weed

 

Aydin Büyüktas Creates Beautifully Warped Cities Using a Drone

 

Guy Goes Around Making Graffiti Legible

 

Army of 1,000 Ducks Used as Brilliant Pesticide Alternative

 

Reddit User Turns Other Users’ Photos into Fantastic Movie Posters

 

Mattia Menchetti Gives Wasps Coloured Paper to Create Rainbow Nests

 

Whimsical Illustrations For People Who Love Books by Korean Artist Jungho Lee

 

Dad Brings His Six-Year-Old Son’s Drawings To Life

 













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







27.07.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Bang Sangho

A selection of work by Korean illustrator Bang Sangho. More images below.

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27.07.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Ward Zwart

A selection of work by illustrator Ward Zwart. More images below.

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27.07.17 by Staff

“15/20” by Photographer Neta Dror

 

In 2011, Tel Aviv-based photographer Neta Dror photographed 6 Israeli teens, returning 5 years later to photograph them each again. Now in their 20s, Dror notes that the biggest change isn’t physical but emotional:

“It was incredible to see how differently they presented themselves to me and to the camera: all grew more confident and were less willing to expose themselves. It was clear they were now more aware of who they are and what part of themselves they wanted to show.”

Click here to see our previous post of Dror’s work. More images from “15/20” below.

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26.07.17 by Staff

“Copy Kitty” by Illustrator Kyung Me

Illustrator Kyung Me explores the various ways we construct false identities in romantic relationships with a series of drawings surrounding a character named Copy Kitty. Going to great lengths to be accepted and adored, Copy Kitty gradually descends into a vortex of fantasy and paranoia. Check out more images from Me’s elaborate narrative series below.

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26.07.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Vadis Turner

A selection of recent work by artist Vadis Turner (previously featured here). See more images courtesy of the artist and Geary Gallery in New York below or on display that The Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville until September 10.

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