29.04.10 by Jeff

Small Victories / Update

I could use a letter opener machete right about now.

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



  • http://www.kowalabearhugs.com Matt K

    Damn. What a response! How many submissions do you think you have received?

    *Full disclosure : I submitted

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

      i have no idea but my living room looks like Scrooge McDuck’s moneybin.

  • yanti

    mine will be delivered 5-7 days. they are in the air now :)

  • http://bloodoftheyoung.com t. reilly hodgson

    damn, its looking like there is some stiff competition for this one!

  • Catherine

    but you gotta admit, its fun opening them right?
    i recently curated an art show and coming home to a package everyday was like christmas, even though the art didnt belong to me haha

  • http://jazhalloran.ca jaz

    can’t wait!

  • http://www.meerwasser.deviantart.com Dila

    Damn, what photo was in the letter you mentioned on twitter? What amazing photo??

  • tanya (iliveinoctober)

    jeff, i hope you’ve recieve a letter from me.
    this photoshow will be huge

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  • http://stripesnotdots.blogspot.com/ Neil

    Great I was a bit worried if mine would make it in time but think I can see it nestling at the bottom there.

    Looking forward to seeing this show.

  • http://www.thefirst47.com/ Alex

    Hooray! I see mine… Glad it made it through the Icelandic volcano ash.

  • http://flickr.com/photos/adamkremer adam kremer

    sorted through the pile and made your selections yet?

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

      still working on it, there was about 35 more envelopes that showed up today and yesterday. your photo is great

      • http://flickr.com/photos/adamkemer Adam Kremer

        cheers and good luck. i bet you’ll be getting small victories packages for the next couple of months

      • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

        that would be kinda cool

  • alexandraloftus

    yay – mine made it…. this is going to be good.

  • Allie

    How do we know if ours made it/is selected? I’m anxious!





03.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Andrea Kowch

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Selection of paintings by artist Andrea Kowch. More images below.

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03.05.16 by Jeff

OURO Collective Presents “PACE” and “Kaleido”

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Heads up for anyone in the Vancouver area, our friends OURO Collective are presenting their new show featuring two works “PACE” (choreographed by OURO) and “Kaleido” (choreographed by Tentacle Tribe). Their work combines street and contemporary dance in a really unique way, and I’m excited to see this show. I’ve shot a couple of their rehearsals and have been planning a project with them in the future!

This is an event for anybody (all ages), and I especially recommend it if you’re a creative person – seeing a lot more dance shows in the past couple years has really inspired the things I’m working on in unexpected ways.

There are 3 evening shows May 5th-7th @ 7:30pm, and 1 matinee show May 8th @ 1:30pm. Advance tickets are available online here.

FYI tickets are slightly cheaper online vs at the door, and their previous show sold out and people were turned away at the door. The show has been kindly sponsored by Converse, with on-going support from Craft Academy SalonSpotlight Dance Centre and Anna Wyman School of Dance Arts.

 

03.05.16 by Jeff

Mind-Bending Photo Manipulations by Artist Laurent Rosset

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A selection of clever photo manipulations by photographer/architect Laurent Rosset, another artist experimenting with the illusion of landscapes which seem to fold back on themselves. You may recall Aydin Büyüktas’ work “Flatland” utilized a drone to create a very similar effect.

More of Rosset’s images below.

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03.05.16 by Jeff

Shit Robot – “Lose Control” Directed by Kevin McGloughlin

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One of my favourite videos so far this year! Kevin McGloughlin directs this mesmerizing visual for Shit Robot’s “Lose Control” featuring Nancy Whang. Stellar editing here – a perfect fit for the track. I’d love to know how some of these effects were achieved. Watch it over on Booooooom TV.

03.05.16 by Jeff

Booooooom Reader Submissions: May

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Here is this month’s Reader Submissions post! Please share your work here if you’d like to be considered for a feature on Booooooom. The comments allow images to be attached so make sure post an image along with a link to your website.

One of the things that makes Booooooom unique is all the encouraging comments people send back and forth on these monthly submission posts. The comments and upvotes do not go unnoticed! Voting up work is like high-fiving that person and it also helps us see what work you guys like! Remember, even if your work isn’t featured on the main site these posts can send some decent traffic to your portfolio!

The link at the bottom will open up this full post, simply scroll down and use the Disqus commenting system to submit your work.

 

Submission guidelines:

1. Please don’t flood the comments with a dozen images, just post 1 image that represents your best work along with 1 link.

2. If you see good work posted by someone upvote it so it appears at the top. This is not just a nice thing to do, it helps me see what work you actually like.

3. You can/should also encourage people who are sharing good work here! Comment on their posts and let them know you like what they’re doing. I really want to foster a community here, and this is a simple way you can connect with other people making work.

4. Keep in mind your post may not show up right away because it has an image attached. It may need to be manually approved first so don’t freak out and post a million times, once is enough.

 

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