12.01.12 by Jeff

Scout Magazine Interview

Scout Magazine Interview with Jeff Hamada

Yesterday Scout Magazine ran a little interview with me and I wanted to share it with you. It was fun to answer a lot of questions I never get asked! You can read it here.

PS – Yes, this photo is from the Ghibli Museum in Tokyo.













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



  • Nice, that interview made me want to live in Vancouver even more.

    Good luck Jeff, and I hope one day you’ll discover my email.

    haha : )

  • cheers george ya i have your flickr bookmarked

    /j

  • Yes trains that run all night in every city would be nice.

  • vishal

    i have a question, what table and chair do you have, since you spend most of your time on the web,

    • hahaha i just have a cheap desk from ikea and i dont know who made the computer chair i have

  • Droolin

    such a pretty man. cool interview

  • Lyndsey

    It is so cool to see you talk about my hood. We might even be neighbors! Thanks for creating such an inspirational website. One day I might work up the courage to submit something.

    • hey thanks lyndsey – where in mt pleasant do ya live?

      • Lyndsey

        I just moved from Main and 15th over to 13th and Prince Albert. Who knew I would ever find a house cheaper than an apartment in this city. More room to paint!





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“The concept of creating something beautiful within the context of decay and decline is central to the experience of any street artist. As is the idea that whatever you create might be gone the next day. For the artist, street art is all about embracing that transience and impermanence. And for the audience, it’s about seeing it (and taking photos of it) while you can”

Click here to check out the incredible 3D tour created by Phoria as well as more images and video below. While the exhibition starts July 22 and runs until the end of the month, the exact location will only be disclosed via email tomorrow morning to those who RSVP!

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The Booooooom Creative Job Board

Booooooom art design jobs

If you’re a creative looking for work, or a company looking to hire, we are excited to announce our very own creative job board: Booooooom Jobs. Graphic design jobs, curatorial positions in galleries, freelance animation gigs, a wide variety of opportunities to work in a creative field!

A couple of examples: Our friends at Society6 are looking for a Creative Director, and Skillshare has an opening for a Content Producer.

To start, we’re focusing on three cities (New York, Los Angeles, and Vancouver) and will also be posting remote jobs (for those of you who prefer to work from home). All job postings are free for the rest of the month if you use the PROMO CODE: ‘friends’.

Check it out: jobs.booooooom.com

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