04.01.12 by Jeff

Being Elmo

Being Elmo: A puppeteer's journey film by Constance Marks
“Being Elmo”, a film by Constance Marks about Sesame Street’s Senior Puppet Coordinator and creator of Elmo, Kevin Clash. This is a must-see documentary if there ever was one! Magical from beginning to end.

Watch the trailer below!

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



  • when will they release a box set of sesame street? i will pay $$$$$$$$$$$ when they do

  • There is a BEHIND THE SCENES of Henson’s LABYRINTH from 1986. It’s magnificent! Here’s part one: http://youtu.be/9Qd8IEQSxDQ

    • thanks for this link – i love watching this stuff

  • Cool-looking doc, but 0:28 is gonna give me nightmares…

    • TOASTRANDER

      haha… THATS EXACTLY WHAT I WAS THINKING. terrified.

  • Yesss.

  • Joostthehost

    Wow! This gave me goosebumps!

  • This trailer made me cry! In a good way I think ha!





27.07.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Bang Sangho

A selection of work by Korean illustrator Bang Sangho. More images below.

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27.07.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Ward Zwart

A selection of work by illustrator Ward Zwart. More images below.

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27.07.17 by Staff

“15/20” by Photographer Neta Dror

 

In 2011, Tel Aviv-based photographer Neta Dror photographed 6 Israeli teens, returning 5 years later to photograph them each again. Now in their 20s, Dror notes that the biggest change isn’t physical but emotional:

“It was incredible to see how differently they presented themselves to me and to the camera: all grew more confident and were less willing to expose themselves. It was clear they were now more aware of who they are and what part of themselves they wanted to show.”

Click here to see our previous post of Dror’s work. More images from “15/20” below.

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26.07.17 by Staff

“Copy Kitty” by Illustrator Kyung Me

Illustrator Kyung Me explores the various ways we construct false identities in romantic relationships with a series of drawings surrounding a character named Copy Kitty. Going to great lengths to be accepted and adored, Copy Kitty gradually descends into a vortex of fantasy and paranoia. Check out more images from Me’s elaborate narrative series below.

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26.07.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Vadis Turner

A selection of recent work by artist Vadis Turner (previously featured here). See more images courtesy of the artist and Geary Gallery in New York below or on display that The Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville until September 10.

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