20.12.11 by Jeff

To Give A Present

Kirsten Lepore Yo Gabba Gabba To Give A Present animation
“To Give A Present”, an animation by Kirsten Lepore for Yo Gabba Gabba. I love everything she makes. Watch the animation below!



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

  • http://amiarmagost.web.officelive.com/Welcome.aspx ami

    I can’t be with my family this Christmas but I think I will send them this video with a package of presents! Thanks for the idea!

  • http://hifilofi.co.uk HiFi-LoFi

    I was waiting for some sick twist at the end. Disappointed.

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  • http://bookmania.me/ Archie

    This is adorable! Love to watch it over and over.

09.02.16 by Jeff

Tumblr of the Day: Oozing Bacteria-like Animated Gifs by Artists Protobacillus


Brazilian artists Gustavo Spredemann and Leone Simonetti have been sharing face-melting animated gifs under the name Protobacillus. Definitely one of my favourite Tumblrs at the moment. Lots more below!

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09.02.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Darren Rigo


A selection of images from Toronto-based photographer Darren Rigo’s series “A Funny Thing”. More images below.

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09.02.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Johan Van Mullem


Obscured portraits by Belgium-based painter Johan Van Mullem. More images below.

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09.02.16 by Staff

Colourful Yet Catastrophic Photographs by Japanese Artist Yoshimitsu Umekawa


Equal parts mesmerizing and unsettling, Yoshimitsu Umekawa’s photographs are positively (and negatively) nuclear, drawing on the issues and anxieties that surround modern day Japan. See more images below.

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09.02.16 by Jeff

“Close Encounters” by Illustrator Hannah K. Lee


My friend illustrator Hannah K. Lee sent me over her latest zine, “Close Encounters”. I’m also the proud owner of “Everyone Else is Younger and More Talented” and my personal favourite “Shoes Over Bills”. Love Hannah’s work! Have a look inside the zine below.

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