08.02.10 by Jeff

HELP HAITI / updates

First of all, thank you to all of you who purchased artwork and/or donated directly to Haiti! This is last week of our art fundraiser, and we’ve just added some new work by Ben Tour, Justin Nelson, David Jien, and others.

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Take a look at all of the work here: HELP HAITI

And once again, if you’re not interested in purchasing any of the artwork but you’d like to make a donation to Haiti, Google has made it very easy! http://www.google.com/relief/haitiearthquake/













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







09.02.16 by Jeff

Tumblr of the Day: Oozing Bacteria-like Animated Gifs by Artists Protobacillus

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Brazilian artists Gustavo Spredemann and Leone Simonetti have been sharing face-melting animated gifs under the name Protobacillus. Definitely one of my favourite Tumblrs at the moment. Lots more below!

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09.02.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Darren Rigo

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A selection of images from Toronto-based photographer Darren Rigo’s series “A Funny Thing”. More images below.

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09.02.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Johan Van Mullem

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Obscured portraits by Belgium-based painter Johan Van Mullem. More images below.

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09.02.16 by Staff

Colourful Yet Catastrophic Photographs by Japanese Artist Yoshimitsu Umekawa

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Equal parts mesmerizing and unsettling, Yoshimitsu Umekawa’s photographs are positively (and negatively) nuclear, drawing on the issues and anxieties that surround modern day Japan. See more images below.

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09.02.16 by Jeff

“Close Encounters” by Illustrator Hannah K. Lee

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My friend illustrator Hannah K. Lee sent me over her latest zine, “Close Encounters”. I’m also the proud owner of “Everyone Else is Younger and More Talented” and my personal favourite “Shoes Over Bills”. Love Hannah’s work! Have a look inside the zine below.

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