18.07.08 by Jeff

Seonna Hong

I’ve been interested in writing and illustrating a children’s book for some time now and whenever I come across work like this it goes into “the folder” for reference. Seonna Hong has got some great little paintings and she also has an Emmy. How many painters out there can say they’ve got an Emmy? Ok you’re right, anyone could “say” they’ve got an Emmy (why you gotta argue with me all the time?).

Seonna Hong really does have an Emmy (for her work on Nickelodeon’s My Life as a Teenage Robot”), take a look at more of her work here:

http://www.seonnahong.com













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.







30.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Lowell Boyers

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A selection of meditative paintings by artist Lowell Boyers. More images below.

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30.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Sherie’ Franssen

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A selection of paintings by California-based artist Sherie’ Franssen. More images below.

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30.05.16 by Jeff

Music Video: Rapper Dumbfoundead’s Hilarious Response to Hollywood ‘Whitewashing’

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Hollywood whitewashing has been in the news a lot lately. One catalyst being the announcement earlier this year that Scarlett Johansson landed a lead role in the remake of Ghost in the Shell, and many wondering why it couldn’t have gone to someone of Asian descent. Korean rapper Dumbfoundead (Jonathan Park) offers up a humorous response, adding himself into a montage of blockbuster films and popular television shows, playing everyone from John Snow to Danny Tanner.

Park told to NBC News that he “wanted to flip the script on the conversation everybody was having about the whitewashing of Hollywood and ‘yellow-wash’ some of the most iconic films starring white male leads.”

This is definitely one of my favourite music videos this year! Watch Dumbfoundead’s “Safe” on Booooooom TV.

29.05.16 by Staff

Colourful Layered Ceramics by Korean Artist Jongjin Park

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Currently working on his PhD in ceramics at Kookmin University in Seoul, Jongjin Park creates a curiously teetering and layered look in this ongoing series of colourful ceramics. See more images from “Artistic Stratum” below.

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29.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Adele Renault

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You may remember Belgian artist Adele Renault from her pigeon portraits (click here for previous post). This is a selection of work from her time in Burkina Faso and the focus of her upcoming exhibition Les Hommes Intègres. Check out more images below or at art is just a four letter word Gallery in Germany starting June 4th.

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