31.05.12 by Jeff

Kilian Martin: Altered Route Skateboard Film

Kilian Martin: Altered Route (a Skate Film)
If you know who Kilian Martin is then you’re not even reading this text, you’re already watching the video below. Once again filmmaker Brett Novak beautifully captures the most creative skateboarder on the planet. This is the stuff of legends.













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



  • YES!!! YES!!  It’s so good!

  • TOASTRANDER

    Fucking incredible!

  • it’s too much

    too good

  • micahkid

    so fucking good

  • bart

    Haha the text of this post was dead on – i read it only after watching the video 🙂

  • Touching. Amazing. 

  • lepetitfaon

    OMG the song, the setting, the cinematography, everything, this made my day, love the old footage of the place, the emphasis on change, ahhh so much more than a skate video! have been waiting for something to top the Fully Flared intro for years, this did it, watching it AGAIN NOW!





26.06.16 by Staff

Gold-Fused Sculptures Made From Remnants of Shattered Porcelain

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According to Korean tradition, artisans have a habit of destroying and discarding imperfect pieces. Since 2001 Korean artist Yeesookyung has taken these porcelain fragments, creating beautiful, imperfect sculptures by fusing them with gold leaf in the Japanese tradition of kintsugi. See more images from “Translated Vase” below.

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24.06.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Quentin Shih

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Photos by Quentin Shih, who splits time between New York, Paris, and Beijing. More images below.

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24.06.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Peter Wileman

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Paintings by Peter Wileman. More images below.

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24.06.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Julien Mauve

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Another fantastic narrative series by Paris-based photographer Julien Mauve (click here for previous posts). More images from “After Lights Out” below.

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24.06.16 by Staff

Drones Capture Disparity Between Rich and Poor in South Africa

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Cape Town-based photographer Johnny Miller reveals distinct lines between rich and poor in a striking (and unsettling) series of photographs. Taken using drones, the aerial perspective presents the harsh reality of past Apartheid policies and the continued disparity in a way that can’t be ignored. Check out more images from “Unequal Scenes” below.

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