16.05.10 by Jeff

Guest Editor / Jennilee Marigomen

Everyone please give a warm welcome to my friend, Jennilee Marigomen! She’s going to contribute a little bit over the next two weeks, while I’m away in Hong Kong. She’s a talented photographer, the brains behind Stream, and the art director of 01 Magazine.

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I’ll still be around, I just wanted to let you all know that for the first time ever there will be another voice on Booooooom (if only for a short time).













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



  • tina ok

    This post brought a smile to my face, not because you’ll be away but because i love Jennilee.

    Looking forward to your posts Jen!

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      :)

  • Magda

    Welcome Jennilee! How exciting!

  • http://cwbenfung.blogspot.com Cho-Wai Ben Fung

    Alright enjoy your time in Hong Kong, Jeff.

  • lapetitefaon

    YAY! I love your photos! So this makes me so excited 😀





30.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Lowell Boyers

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A selection of meditative paintings by artist Lowell Boyers. More images below.

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30.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Sherie’ Franssen

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A selection of paintings by California-based artist Sherie’ Franssen. More images below.

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30.05.16 by Jeff

Music Video: Rapper Dumbfoundead’s Hilarious Response to Hollywood ‘Whitewashing’

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Hollywood whitewashing has been in the news a lot lately. One catalyst being the announcement earlier this year that Scarlett Johansson landed a lead role in the remake of Ghost in the Shell, and many wondering why it couldn’t have gone to someone of Asian descent. Korean rapper Dumbfoundead (Jonathan Park) offers up a humorous response, adding himself into a montage of blockbuster films and popular television shows, playing everyone from John Snow to Danny Tanner.

Park told to NBC News that he “wanted to flip the script on the conversation everybody was having about the whitewashing of Hollywood and ‘yellow-wash’ some of the most iconic films starring white male leads.”

This is definitely one of my favourite music videos this year! Watch Dumbfoundead’s “Safe” on Booooooom TV.

29.05.16 by Staff

Colourful Layered Ceramics by Korean Artist Jongjin Park

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Currently working on his PhD in ceramics at Kookmin University in Seoul, Jongjin Park creates a curiously teetering and layered look in this ongoing series of colourful ceramics. See more images from “Artistic Stratum” below.

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29.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Adele Renault

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You may remember Belgian artist Adele Renault from her pigeon portraits (click here for previous post). This is a selection of work from her time in Burkina Faso and the focus of her upcoming exhibition Les Hommes Intègres. Check out more images below or at art is just a four letter word Gallery in Germany starting June 4th.

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