Inspiring archive for 2016-04-01

A Meditation on Hysteria by Korean Artist Yeom Ji-Hee

(3 years ago)
Korean artist Yeom Ji-Hee depicts states of uncontrollable emotional excess (or hysteria) as opportunities for change rather than wholly debilitating experiences. More mixed media works from “From Hysteria – To The State of Drive” below.

Artist Spotlight: Suzanne Moxhay

(3 years ago)
Gorgeous yet subtly distorted tableaus by London-based artist Suzanne Moxhay. Created using a combination of photographed and painted interiors, strange light casts shadows in unexpected directions and natural elements confuse the distinction between inside and out. See more images below.

Fear Is Why We Have Too Much Stuff

(3 years ago)
By Leo Babauta While we might want to get out from under the mountain of possessions we have, and have all the best intentions of simplifying our lives … the truth is that we continue to have too much stuff. Part of that is laziness, an attitude of “I’ll get to it later” … but […]

Booooooom Reader Submissions: April

(3 years ago)
Here is this month’s Reader Submissions post, please share your work here during the month of April if you’d like to be considered for a feature on Booooooom. The comments allow images to be attached so make sure post an image … Continue reading →

Artist Spotlight: Januz Miralles

(3 years ago)
Beautifully distorted paintings by artist Januz Miralles based in the Philippines. More images below.

“Venus of Google” by Artist Matthew Plummer-Fernandez

(3 years ago)
Colombian-British artist Matthew Plummer-Fernandez explores the use of technology to create an infinity of cultural artifacts. “Venus of Google” is a google image search of a woman modelling a body-wrap garment turned into a 3D printable object. Using an algorithmic image-comparison technique, which starts with a plain … Continue reading →

“Føroyar” by Documentary Photographer Kevin Faingnaert

(3 years ago)
We featured Belgium-based photographer Kevin Faingnaert’s adrenaline-fueled “Banger Days” back in January (click here for previous post). His latest series “Føroyar” captures picturesque village life on the sparsely populated Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic. See more images below.

Timeless Truths We Learned from “The Alchemist”

(3 years ago)
By Ryan Covel On finding your Personal Legend:When we’re young we dream of becoming astronauts, professional athletes, actors and writers, captains and firefighters, but as we grow older, and move through the education system and society, it’s continually suggested that we ‘think more reasonably’ and consider things such as job-security – like how Paulo’s parents […]


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