24.02.09 by Jeff

Robert S. Johnson III

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

  • vanessa

    awesome finds. as always. i’m not sure if this is appropriate or not, but i really look up to ur site. it’ll be a great honor if u can have a look at mine, in ur spare time.

    but regardless, i found lots of amazing artists from here. thanks for that

  • yay robert!

    i am a fan.

    • hi

      what is this?
      how are you?

      keep on keepin on.
      hey, jacksone eaton, ben acree and i are driving around north america next month, want to show us around your home town? 🙂

      okay, see you.

  • me too! i love that little head poking out on the last one.

    Vanessa ill keep my eye on your site!

21.10.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Dana Oldfather


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Digital paintings by illustrator Alexandre Diboine aka Zedig. More images below.

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Artist Spotlight: Julie Heffernan


Recent paintings by artist Julie Heffernan (previously featured here). More images below.

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“Spirit Quest” Skateboard Film Will Melt Your Mind


Colin Read (Mandible Claw) has made quite a name for himself over the past few years as one of skateboarding’s most exciting filmmakers. His film Tengu: God of Mischief was burnt into the retinas of every skater on the planet when it came out – specifically the subway section of the film where Koki Loaiza ollies across the train tracks (towards the third rail) at the 145th St stop (watch it here). Shout out to our bud photographer Allen Ying of 43 Magazine who snapped the infamous photo (which you can see here).

Read’s newest film “Spirit Quest” has the energy of his previous films with a heavy dose of mind-melting editing and camera tricks. I watched the trailer above roughly a million times to analyze what I was actually looking at. Love the multi-cam stuff and the sequence at 0:33 is a thing of beauty. Creativity like this makes me want to go make stuff. I was so excited about the film I had to toss a few questions at the Claw himself. Enjoy a short interview below!

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Artist Spotlight: Joseph Minek


Cleveland, Ohio-based artist Joseph Minek experiments with traditional photographic processes to create images that resemble modernist abstract paintings. See more of Minek’s work below.

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