13.06.11 by Jeff

Booooooom x Poketo

It’s been hard to keep this a secret, but it is a secret no more! I have joined forces with my friends at Poketo to release a collection of wallets designed by four Canadian artists!

Booooooom x Poketo collaboration Afterlife Wallet Series

Several months ago I asked Andrea Wan, Winnie Truong, Josh Holinaty, and Howie Tsui to each create images based on their interpretation of the “After Life”. What happens to us after we die?

Over the next couple weeks I will be posting an interview with each artist to give you some more insight into their work and will end each interview by giving away one of our wallets!

If you’d like to purchase a wallet (or four) jump over here.

Take a closer look at the wallets below!


Booooooom x Poketo collaboration Afterlife Wallet Series

Booooooom x Poketo collaboration Afterlife Wallet Series

Booooooom x Poketo collaboration Afterlife Wallet Series

Booooooom x Poketo collaboration Afterlife Wallet Series

I suppose you deserve an extra juicy bit of information for scrolling all the way down here. Well here it is! Our next project is also a collaboration with Poketo and it launches in one week. So if you looked at these wallets and you wished you had the chance to design one yourself, wish granted.

In the meantime you can get a better look at the wallets over here.













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







26.09.16 by Staff

Best of Kickstarter: The Kinetic Art Table

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Motion-control artist Bruce Shapiro’s “Sisyphus” is an incredible sand drawing machine that creates elaborate patterns using magnets (click here for previous post). While several installations have been set up in countries around the world, Shapiro is now working toward a version people can enjoy in their own homes! See more images and information about this Kickstarter below!

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26.09.16 by Staff

Artist Re-Imagining Every Pokémon as Garfield!

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Pokémon + Garfield = Garfemon. Chicago-based artist and writer Shawn Bowers is re-drawing every Pokémon as Garfield. See more Garfemon below!

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26.09.16 by Staff

Vancouver Art Book Fair 2016

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The Vancouver Art Book Fair is back for its 5th year! Organized by Project Space, a non-profit organization dedicated to publication as an artistic medium, the fair takes place at the Vancouver Art Gallery, October 14 – 16. It’s also free and open to the public!

If you’re in the Vancouver area (and into books and zines!) you’re definitely going to want to check it out! This year’s multi-day event is bigger than ever, with over 100 local, national and international publishers displaying their goods, as well as a diverse line-up of programs, hourly talks, performances and artist projects. More images below.

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26.09.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Jordan Tiberio

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Photographer Jordan Tiberio pays homage to an Irving Penn photograph entitled “Summer Sleep, New York” with her series “The Girl Next Door”. Tiberio obscures her portraits using a window screen and droplets of water. More images below.

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26.09.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Barbarian

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Drawings by Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia based illustrator Barbarian. More images below.

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