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.







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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Artist Spotlight: Miwon Yoon

Lovely work by Korean artist Miwon Yoon. See more images below.

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“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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