25.08.11 by Jeff

Chaz Bojorquez

An interview with Chaz Bojorquez. His calligraphy is beautiful, I could watch him paint all day. I wish people would make videos like this without cutting away to the talking head and just show the letters being created from beginning to end.

Chaz Bojorquez Los Angeles Letters Patent of Nobility Interview

Watch the video below!


via: hypebeast













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



  • LOVED IT!

  • Guilherme Harrison

    I really enjoy seeing an older man that is all into urban arts. Very cool.

  • Jen

    “If the city was a body, graffiti would show you where it hurts” – beautiful.

  • Ralfana

    Always nice to hear a wise artist talking about the concept of his art-style… outstanding!

  • Can anyone point me in the direction of the artist behind the music in the video?

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  • Nosmelone

    I’ve been doing graffiti for 20 years and just found out that my real last name is Bojorquez too! Interesting.





22.05.17 by Jeff

Vancouver-Based OURO Collective Present “Tangent”

Last week we shot some rehearsal footage of our friends, Vancouver-based dance collective OURO, as they prepared for their first full-length show, “Tangent”. The group has spent the past year exploring movements from each member’s diverse dance background to create a story. Their unique voice is a combination of street and contemporary dance twisted into a language all its own.

For this show they’ve also collaborated with Vancouver artist Kutcorners to create original music inspired by their movements, which will be released on Spotify shortly!

We are proud to be a media partner for OURO’s two performances this week at Orpheum’s Annex theatre (May 25th/26th). If you live in Vancouver come check it out! Their work is fun, accessible and inspiring, regardless of your knowledge of dance. There are only two performances and tickets are going fast (previous shows on Granville Island sold out completely).

Tickets: Get your tickets HERE.

 

OURO Collective Website

OURO Collective on Instagram

 

 

22.05.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Erik Svetoft

Drawings by illustrator Erik Svetoft. More images below.

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22.05.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Grace Milk

A selection of work by artist Grace Milk, originally from California and Hawaii, now based in New York. More images below.

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22.05.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Frederik Van den Stock

Illustrations by Antwerp, Belgium-based Frederik Van den Stock. More work below.

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19.05.17 by Jeff

5 Questions You Must Answer (or die)

If you missed them, the last two 5 Questions posts are HERE and HERE. Quite a variety of responses to the question about whether Instagram is helping or hindering your creativity. Here are this weeks questions for you to answer! Feel free to leave comments on other people’s answers! My answers are there too.

 

The Questions

1 – What is the number of unread emails currently in your inbox?

2 – Describe a piece of art in your home.

3 – Do you/Did you have a nickname? Explain it.

4 – Share a link to a video that cheers you up.

5 – Appetizer or dessert?

 

LEAVE A COMMENT / ANSWER THE QUESTIONS