04.05.09 by Jeff

Pecha Kucha Vancouver!

Tickets for Pecha Kucha Vancouver (May 21 – 7pm) are now available online!!! I will be speaking there along with eleven other people including designer Marian Bantjes! I listened to her speak at Justified West and I could feel previously unused parts of my brain coming alive. You do not want to miss this! Tickets are only $10 and they will sell out. Get them here.

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If you don’t already know about Pecha Kucha, each speaker shows 20 slides for 20 seconds, and there is no pausing or reviewing of slides. So if someone is boring they are only boring for 400 seconds. Show up early and you get free booze. Feel free to bring tomatoes to throw at me – I was hoping I could go first and get it over with but it appears I am last so the pressure is on!

Bigger version of the flyer here.













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



  • hmm this sounds interesting

  • christina

    oh wow! congrats jeff!!

  • Kyle

    the last one was great Jeff. some of the highlights were great speeches from Alex Bein (http://tangibleinteraction.com/), and Rex Weyler (http://rexweyler.com/)!!

    See ya there!

  • Eli

    Got tickets last week . . . been following the blog for a while now, so it will be cool to see you speak. Congrats! Looking forward to it . . .

  • Nicolas

    great ! I did a pecha kucha for school. Fun but hard to get the timing right. Wish I could be there, good luck !

  • Ahhhh shit! Looks unreal! Missed it last year but that will not be the case this time around!

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  • Just bought my tickets!!!! Are you SURE I can throw tomatoes at you? You might get dirty. And I might get kicked out.

  • Kyle

    Jeff I will be bringing the converse show for you to draw on the inside.. I felt ripped off that it wasn’t an all over print in the inside too.. my toes need love!

    • the only thing is if you wear them the ink will bleed and rub off!!

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  • Colin

    Free gifts. Damn the Vancouver Pecha Kucha is a lot cooler than Brisbane.





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London-based artist and designer Dominic Wilcox (if you don’t know who he is you have to watch this) has come up with the ultimate contemporary art exhibition for dogs as part of an initiative to encourage people to play more with their pets.

Working in consultation with veterinary experts, installations include an open car window simulator and a 10 ft ball pit made to look like a dog bowl filled with dog food. Paintings by artists Claire Mallison, Joanne Hummel-Newell, Robert Nicol and Michelle Thompson hang low to the ground and specifically draw on colours within dogs’ visual spectrum.

Such a great idea! Check out more images and video of the exhibit below, including some of Wilcox’s preliminary sketches!

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Booooooom Giveaway: Pictoplasma NYC Conference Tickets!

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Pictoplasma is headed to Mexico and New York! Pictoplasma Academy will be in Mexico City October 25th – November 1st! Hosting inspirational lectures and daily workshops revolving around the theme of character development, the week-long program is designed to help a select group of participants further their personal style across a variety of mediums – from drawing and illustration to sculpture and visual storytelling. The deadline for applications is September 1st!

Following the Academy, Pictoplasma heads to New York City for a one-day art and design conference. Held on November 4th, the jam-packed program includes animation screenings, panel discussions and inspiring talks by artists like renowned illustrator Jean Jullien and GIF-wunderkind Julian Glander.

We’ve got 2 pairs of tickets to giveaway to the NYC conference! So if you can get yourself to New York (or you already live there) simply hit the “Read More” button and leave a comment below! Tell us about your favourite animated character, and why you like them. We’ll pick two winners in two weeks.

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Illustrator Spotlight: Alex Jenkins

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Artist Spotlight: David Jien

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A selection of drawings by Los Angeles-based artist David Jien. More images below.

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