10.09.09 by Jeff

We Are The Friction

Sing Statistics (Jez Burrows and Lizzy Stewart) sent me over their new book, We Are The Friction, and if it were a woman I would propose to it. It is a perfect 10. A flawless victory. Illustrators and writers were paired and asked to produce work inspired by the work of their partner: stories from illustrations, and illustrations from stories. The result is pure magic.

sing statistics we are the friction book sing statistics

sing statistics we are the friction book sing statistics

sing statistics we are the friction book sing statistics

sing statistics we are the friction book sing statistics

sing statistics we are the friction book sing statistics

sing statistics we are the friction book sing statistics

sing statistics we are the friction book sing statistics

sing statistics we are the friction book sing statistics

sing statistics we are the friction book sing statistics

sing statistics we are the friction book sing statistics

sing statistics we are the friction book sing statistics

sing statistics we are the friction book sing statistics

Buy the book and thank me later.













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



  • the cover is one of those that would make me blind buy it at the store.

  • Yeah Jeff. I would too. Nice!

  • YES arts + literacy

  • Chloe

    I bought this last week! I’m waiting anxiously for it to arrive at the moment…

  • Leila

    Your doormat is a very lucky one indeed!
    But that book sounds like something that would make our imagination spin!
    Awesome! I shall get it!
    thanks!

  • Marky

    oooof
    i’ve wanted this for a while
    i’m a big fan of nouus vous, need to get involved with this

  • Jamie Wilson

    Bought it yesterday….tweeted it today…

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29.09.16 by Jeff

Watch: “The Junction: A-Trak & Nick Catchdubs”

Here’s episode #3 of our animated series for Red Bull Music Academy, and it’s a peek into the pop culture-filled minds of Fool’s Gold co-founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. Hopefully you’ll find it to be an enjoyable mix of the absurd and the profound (would love to see these two start their own podcast).

The visuals here are a collaborative effort from animator Brandon Blommaert and illustrator Josh Holinaty. The sound design and original music were created by Luigi Allemano.

Make sure you hit full screen on the episode above or watch it nice and big over on Booooooom TV.

Stay tuned for the rest of the episodes! If you missed the first two, watch Episode #1: Chilly Gonzales and Peaches, and watch Episode #2: Kaytranada and River Tiber.

29.09.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Greg Ito

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A selection of recent work by Los Angeles-based artist Greg Ito. See more images below or on display at Steve Turner gallery until October 8th.

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Photographer Spotlight: Tom Craig

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A selection of images from “The Bigger Picture” by photographer Tom Craig. More images below.

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29.09.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Edouard Sepulchre

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Photos by Edouard Sepulchre. More images below.

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28.09.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Hollie Fernando

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Photos by London-based photographer Hollie Fernando. More images below.

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