julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in ‘blue boy’

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skateboarding only around blue spots of the world, artist julien paccard documents his journey through a short self directed film. the film consists of continuous shots that direct the viewer’s attention through blue architectural details. it was filmed with a digital bolex (16mm) camera in berlin, jerusalem, eilat, geneva, hamburg, jackson (MS), las palmas, london, los angeles, mallorca, nashville (TN), new york, oceanside (CA), san fransisco, san jose, tel aviv.

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'
concrete wave in hamburg
all images courtesy of julien paccard

 

 

being the skater, director, editor and sometimes cameraman of the video, julien paccard has produced the ‘blue boy’ project completely independently, using the earnings he makes through freelance graphic design for various clients.it’s a passion project that I do for fun.‘ the artist explains ‘I have no sponsor or anything to sell. I love skateboarding and travelling.

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'
cube in berlin

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'
parking bloc in san jose (CA)

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'
graffiti in berlin

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'
running-up on mission street (san fransisco, CA)

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'
pushing against the shark in eilat (israel)

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'
metal sculpture against a blue ball in berlin

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'
rolling in berlin neukölln

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'
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julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'
skateboarding on a sculpture in tel aviv (israel)

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'
skateboarding in an abandoned waterpark by the dead sea

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'
painted whale in oceanside (CA)

 

 

project info:

 

name: blue boy
artist: julien paccard
music by: sebastian gil

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: myrto katsikopoulou | designboom

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'

julien paccard skateboards around blue parts of the world in 'blue boy'

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