30.05.12 by Jeff

Victory Gardens Vancouver Giveaway

Victory Gardens Vancouver Giveaway
I’m really excited to team up with Victory Gardens Vancouver for this giveaway. Lisa, Sam and Sandra are challenging the way our city uses space through urban farming!

They’ve hooked me up with two really cool giveaways:

1) Two Tickets to Old Faithful & Victory Gardens Workshop
This is a container gardening workshop and the focus of this event will be on tomatoes and how to grow your own pizza! The workshop takes place on June 9th, from 9:30 – 11:00AM and each participant will walk away with a handmade cedar box planted with tomato and basil.

Victory Gardens Vancouver Giveaway

More info here and here.

2) Victory Gardens and Collage Collage Handmade garden Kit 
This kit features a handmade cedar box, drainage rock, earth, seeds, row markers, decorating supplies and instructions on how to grow your own food.

Victory Gardens Vancouver Giveaway

If you’d like to snag either of these prizes we want to see your best “Vegetable Still Life”. Snap a photo and leave a comment below with a link to it. You can use a service like imgur to do it. If you want some inspiration: here, here, here, or here.

We’ll pick two winners on Thursday, June 7th!













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







05.05.16 by Staff

Artist Tauba Auerbach Creates the Ultimate Pop-Up Book

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Artist Tauba Auerbach teams up with Printed Matter for an incredible pop-up masterpiece [2,3]. The “book” is actually a series of six separate, intricately designed, geometric paper sculptures.

See more images below and watch New York-based director Sam Fleischner’s beautifully shot video of their unveiling over at Booooooom TV!

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05.05.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Jana Brike

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A selection of paintings by artist Jana Brike, living and working in Riga, Latvia. More images below.

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05.05.16 by Staff

180 Creative Camp: Call for Participants

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Canal180 is seeking participants for their annual Media Arts Academy. 180 Creative Camp runs from July 3 – 10 in Abrantes, Portugal. The aim of the event is to provide a space for enthusiastic young creatives to meet with one another as well as invited artists and thinkers. This year’s lineup includes: Spanish street art collective Boa Mistura, photographer Frank Kalero, architecture and design specialist Javier Peña Ibáñez, illustrator José Cardoso, Intern magazine founder Alec Dudson, and film directors Sean Dunne and Isaac Niemand.

The event is designed for people from all disciplines and all parts of the world to interact, inspire and collaborate with one another through 8 days of workshops, talks and activities organized throughout the beautiful city of Abrantes! Deadline to apply is May 25th. Click here for more information and check out images from previous camps below!

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05.05.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Neva Hosking

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Drawings by artist Neva Hosking. More images below.

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05.05.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Joshua Flint

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Paintings by artist Joshua Flint. More images below.

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