07.09.12 by Jeff

Carolyn Swiszcz

Artist painter Carolyn Swiszcz
Paintings by Carolyn Swiszcz.

Artist painter Carolyn Swiszcz

Artist painter Carolyn Swiszcz

Artist painter Carolyn Swiszcz


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

  • http://twitter.com/spencervdz Spencer van der Zee


  • http://twitter.com/xanderoar -out getting ribs-

    reminds me of The shinning for some reason hmmm

    • http://www.booooooom.com/ Jeff Hamada

      after seeing that film any hallway reminds you of it ha

    • Azariakatzataman

      wow that was my exact thought when i seen the first photo haha

  • guesttttt-e-pooo<3

    The 1st one reminds me of 2cb or lsd. haha. The curtains in my hospital room looked just like that rug when I went to the hospital tripping.

  • Gavin

    I immediately thought about how desolate the paintings are. Strange sense of scale and space – the color choices must have something to do with it, as well.

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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