09.06.11 by Jeff

Sedin Proposal

Melanie Coles painted this message up the street from my apartment. For all those who don’t follow hockey, the Sedins are twin brothers who play for our hockey team, the Vancouver Canucks. This work was created for “Total Devotion” which opened at Little Mountain Gallery last week. Listen to her voicemail messages here.

Artist Melanie Coles marriage proposal to Sedin Twins and voicemail

Artist Melanie Coles marriage proposal to Sedin Twins and voicemail













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



  • http://oskarlindvall.wordpress.com Oskar

    GO TEAM SWEDEN!

  • inkyoats

    “i dont give a FUCK thats me bobby-lue! im very interested in tom hanks movies…”

  • http://tcbte.blogspot.com/ Sean

    shame they haven’t done anything this final series…wah waaah waaaaaaaaah

  • Sofia

    awwwwwwwww how sweet, i would sooooo say yes.

  • Brianna

    I love the voicemails, especially the one from the manager and “Roberto Luongo”: “I like romantic comedies. I’m very interested in Tom Hanks movies.”

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      haha yea so good

  • http://imagedelumiere.blogspot.com/ alex

    haha this is so good! over here people wouldn’t even look at the board, let alone leave a voicemail message! thumbs up canadians!

  • so

    noooooooooooooo :(
    they crushed my home team. haha





31.05.16 by Staff

Good News of the Day: Army of 1,000 Ducks Used as Brilliant Pesticide Alternative

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South Africa’s Vergenoegd vineyard in Stellenbosch keeps a flock of over 1,000 Indian Runner ducks to help combat tiny white dune snails that would otherwise destroy the budding vines. The ducks’ upright and slender posture allow them to navigate the rows of plants, clearing up to a hectare a day.

While the cost of keeping all these ducks is significantly higher than standard pesticides, the duck army is so effective that the vineyard uses minimal chemicals and is recognized for its sustainability. See more images by London-born, Cape Town-based photographer Mike Hutchings and a video of the ducks working below!

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31.05.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Kazuhiro Hori

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Paintings by Japanese artist Kazuhiro Hori. More images below.

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31.05.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Can Çetinkaya

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A selection of work by Ankara, Turkey-based illustrator Can Çetinkaya. More images below.

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Illustrator Spotlight: Seungpyo Hong

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A selection of work by Seungpyo Hong, a Korean illustrator based in London. More images below.

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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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