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

 

13.10.16 by Jeff

Booooooom TV Guide: Best Animations of the Week

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If you haven’t been keeping up, this week there’s lot of new animation work on our video platform, Booooooom TV. We pick the best of the web and throw in some of our own video productions in there too. Hopefully you’ll see a bunch of stuff here that you won’t find anywhere else.

I recommend watching:

1) Benjy Brooke’s terrific short “Power Hungry” (wish it was longer).

2) A film about a record-breaking flight created using an old typewriter.

3) Animation for Sneaks “Tough Luck” – love the drawing style!

 

 

28.07.16 by Staff

Another Thing from Good Thing

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Good Thing just launched Another Thing, a weekly micro-blog of one sentence interviews with creatives and the objects they love! Above is Ty Haney (Founder and CEO of Outdoor Voices) and his favourite pair of Spalwarts sneakers. Check out some more things below!

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04.01.16 by Jeff

Booooooom Reader Submissions: January

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This is an OPEN CALL for you art and photography! I discovered so many amazing artists this past year in our monthly reader submissions posts. Just a reminder that this is not only a chance to share your work but to compliment and build up others in this community – they’re all your peers!

Not everything submitted will be featured, but keep in mind these posts often get well over 1,000 comments so you can imagine the amount of people who will see your work here. You have the ability to vote up work you see in here, it does help me to see the kind of work that the readers are really feeling.

Excited to see what you all share this month and all this year!

 

Submission Guidelines:

1. Please don’t flood the comments with a dozen images, just post 1 image that represents your best work along with 1 link.

2. If you see good work posted by someone upvote it so it appears at the top. This is not just a nice thing to do, it helps me see what work you actually like.

3. You can/should also encourage people who are sharing good work here! Comment on their posts and let them know you like what they’re doing. I really want to foster a community here, and this is a simple way you can connect with other people making work.

4. Keep in mind your post may not show up right away because it has an image attached. It may need to be manually approved first so don’t freak out and post a million times, once is enough.

 

SUBMIT WORK / LEAVE A COMMENT

 

24.12.15 by Jeff

The 20 Most Memorable Articles of 2015

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Merry Christmas everyone, here are the top 20 posts from 2015! These were our most shared articles this year (and a few of my personal favourites mixed in). If you missed last year’s post: Top 15 of 2014.

The first article linked below, our Seb Lester video, was watched 60 MILLION TIMES on Facebook (see here). 60 million??? I still can’t believe it.

 

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An Interview with Master Calligrapher Seb Lester

 

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Mind-Melting Animated Gifs by Nicolas Fong

 

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Drawings of Motorcycles Using Coffee Cup Stains by Artist Carter Asmann

 

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Guy Hacks Turntable to Create Techno Music (The Hard Way)

 

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The Artwork of Artist Jean-Pierre Roy

 

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Stop-Motion Animator Dillon Markey Transforms Nintendo Power Glove into Something Actually Useful

 

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A Really Satisfying Instagram: Unexpected Photo Pairings

 

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Antoine Terrieux’s Incredible Hair Dryer Installations

 

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A Video Portrait of Sculptor Beth Cavener

 

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Empty Film Posters With the Movie Titles and Main Subjects Removed

 

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How Technology is Taking Over Our Lives: Illustrations by Jean Jullien

 

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The Artwork of Artist Kit King

 

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Nicolas Jaar Re-Scores 1969 Armenian Avant-Garde Film (Watch Full Film)

 

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Portraits of Japanese Kids with Fruit on their Shoulders by Photographer Osamu Yokonami

 

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Hilarious Street Art by Michael Pederson

 

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Jaw-Dropping Drone’s Eye View of Surfing Teahupo’o

 

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Kaleidoscope BMX Video Unlike Anything You’ve Ever Seen

 

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New York Rapper Secretly Records Entire Album Using Apple Store Computers

 

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Huge Nerds Build Beautiful Scale Model of Solar System in the Desert

 

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Photographer Creates Fungus to Destroy Photos With Spectacular Results

 

 

23.12.15 by Jeff

The 20 Most Memorable Music Videos of 2015

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Here’s my picks for the 20 best, most creative, funny, beautiful, memorable videos of 2015. I don’t believe any other sites chose the video I picked for Video of the Year. It took me awhile to edit this down from a list I had of 50 or so videos. Hope you find a couple that you overlooked this year, and if you disagree with my list, let me what your top 20 is in the comments. FKA Twigs is not on this list so let the disagreements begin.

Watch all the videos below!

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08.12.15 by Jeff

Giveaway: Lodown Art Editions

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Once a year, Berlin-based Lodown Magazine releases a special oversized edition focused on contemporary art. These issues are always very visual, with less text, and no product features. We have a set of all 7 art editions to give away to one of our readers! Have a look inside the latest issue, “Renaissance”, below.

If you wanna snag the entire set, recommend a cool magazine for me to check out in the comments below. I’ll select a winner on December 18th.

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01.12.15 by Jeff

Booooooom Reader Submissions: December

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Thanks to every single one of you who submitted work to the November Reader Submissions post, it’s really cool to see all the talent in this community!

For those of you who are new, these posts are the best way to submit your work to be considered for a post on Booooooom. Up-voting work you like and leaving the positive comments to each other helps me see what work you like really pumps people up. I encourage you to do both! These posts get a lot of traffic so even if your work is not a fit for Booooooom it still gets seen by many (and definitely sends traffic to your own websites).

Please share your work here this month by leaving a comment below. The commenting system allows images to be attached so make sure post an image along with a link to your website.

 

Submission guidelines:

1. Please don’t flood the comments with a dozen images, just post 1 image that represents your best work along with 1 link.

2. If you see good work posted by someone upvote it so it appears at the top. This is not just a nice thing to do, it helps me see what work you actually like.

3. You can/should also encourage people who are sharing good work here! Comment on their posts and let them know you like what they’re doing. I really want to foster a community here, and this is a simple way you can connect with other people making work.

4. Keep in mind your post may not show up right away because it has an image attached. It may need to be manually approved first so don’t freak out and post a million times, once is enough.

 

 

SUBMIT WORK / LEAVE A COMMENT