Modern Interpretations Of Classic Art Works

“Ohhh…Alright…” remake by Emily Kiel

“Ohhh…Alright…” remake by Emily Kiel

“The Two Fridas” remake by Claire Ball

“The Two Fridas” remake by Claire Ball

“The Ship” remake by Justin Nunnink

“The Ship” remake by Justin Nunnink

“Weeping Woman” remake by Frances Adair Mckenzie

“Weeping Woman” remake by Frances Adair Mckenzie

A couple of years ago, Booooooom partnered with Adobe for a contest called the Remake Project that called for submissions of modern interpretations of classic art works using photography as the medium. The rules urged contestants to refrain from the use of special photography effects post-shoot, as the sponsors preferred all the work of the remakes to be done before the photograph was shot. Eventually, the submissions were narrowed down to ten finalists, some of which are included in this post. Though I haven’t come across the winner of this contest, Booooooom announced last year that they are working with Chronicle Books to release the very first Booooooom book, featuring images from the Remake Project. You can review all of the project’s submissions – totaling 7 pages – over on Booooooom. (via we the urban)

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Small Victories opens in Hong Kong

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Small Victories, the latest project by Booooooom, opens Thursday May 20th at Hong Kong’s Above Second gallery. This collaborative experiment came together by requesting 4×6 photographic prints from numerous participants, and aims to be  “a photographic celebration of the quietly beautiful, unintentionally funny, people and things all around us. It is these little moments that make life worth living.” If you can’t make it to Hong Kong, Booooooom.com will be posting the submissions.

May 20th at Above Second gallery, 31 Eastern Street Hong Kong.

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