29.11.10 by Jeff

Helen Altman

“Spice Skulls”, sculptures by Helen Altman.

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Green Mung Bean Skull

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Artichoke Skull

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Black Sesame Seed Skull

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Peeled Split Mung Bean Skull

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Red Cargo Rice Skull

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Bai Toey Skull

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



  • NH

    Shameless Jan Fabre copy?

    http://bit.ly/gj6vwy

    Speaking about Jan Fabre, he’s certainly worth a blog post!

  • Kyle

    I saw these in person at the Museum of Art and Design in NYC last month. Very interesting to have the smell along with the visual for sure a piece.

    It’s not extremely telling or shocking, but I appreciate the creativity that went into this and enjoyed seeing it.

  • Oliver

    Eerie and wonderful. They look ancient. I bet they smell great, too.

    I prefer them, somehow, to Fabre’s skulls. Though they are a little too similar…

  • I saw this one too in the MAD. Jan Fabre s work was also exhibited in the same room. I didn’t mind the similarity. It has a different meaning.

  • thitima

    like

  • Anny

    sick.





02.12.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Dayoung Cho

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Drawings by illustrator Dayoung Cho. More images below.

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02.12.16 by Jeff

Booooooom Reader Submissions: December

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Here’s 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. If you’re going to share your work please take an extra second to leave a nice comment on someone else’s work!

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 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.

 

SUBMIT WORK / LEAVE A COMMENT

02.12.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Roby Dwi Antono

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A selection of surreal work by artist Roby Dwi Antono, based in Yoyakarta, Indonesia. Would love to see more work from this part of the world. Wow. If you know of others please send recommendations! More images below.

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02.12.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Fred Lahache

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A selection of recent work by Paris-based photographer Fred Lahache (click here for previous post). More images below!

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02.12.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Sarah Awad

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A selection of paintings by Los Angeles-based artist Sarah Awad (click here for previous post). More images below.

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