13.12.12 by Jeff

First-Ever Booooooom Book!

We're making a book!

 

Hello friends!

Allow me to be the first to tell you that I am beginning work on the first-ever Booooooom book! The best part of it is that it’s gonna be published by one of my favourite publishers, Chronicle Books!

Chronicle Books has approached me to turn our Remake Project into a book. If you missed it, this was the project where we had everyone remaking masterworks of art as photographs.

The project was shared by hundreds of blogs and major news outlets including Huffington Post, Yahoo News, AOL, MSNBC, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The MOMA, The Guardian (two different articles), Reader’s Digest, you get the idea. It was HUGE.

So what I want to do is turn all of your amazing submissions into an incredible art book. It is not gonna be cheap to produce this thing, doing this the right way means getting the image rights to reproduce all the classic works. Hopefully we will be able to secure the rights to 50 classic works.

As a contributor to this book you won’t be paid but you will receive two copies of the finished book. At the end of the day, the point of the book is for more people to see the amazing things you created. I also think it will just be cool to have this book as a piece of history – art history – and also Booooooom history.

If you would like to be considered for the book I would love it if you submitted! If you already made work that was featured in our gallery please re-submit it. If you are just hearing about this project for the first time and want to make something, you have until the end of January to submit work.

What I need from you is a signed release saying that we have permission to print your Remake in the book, as well as the highest resolution image that you have of your work.

 

1. Download the release form: here

2. Email the form and high resolution artwork with the subject line “REMAKE SUBMISSION” to: projects@booooooom.com.

Please include the following details:

YOUR NAME:

THE NAME OF ORIGINAL ARTIST:

TITLE OF ORIGINAL ARTWORK:

*In order to be published in the book the artwork needs to be as high resolution as possible. If the work is too big to email, please use a service such as WeTransfer.

 

We will notify you if your work has been selected for the book! Thank you all for being a part of this, I’m really excited to take it further than I’ve ever taken any of the projects.

Stoked for this!

-Jeff













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



  • Congrats!!! This is going to be great

    • thanks man, ya i’m really excited for this to come together

  • what’s the final day to have submissions in by?

    • the sooner they come in, the more time we have to get image rights to the originals, the better chance it will make it in the book.

  • This is so cool. I guess I have to now admit that I heard about boooooooom in that Reader’s Digest.

    • that’s cool their article brought you here, i wondered if any of their readers would actually type in the url haha – welcome monica!

  • seriously though, gotta call it Boooooook!

  • YES!

  • Woooooow, awesome!

    I remember being VERY upset for missing this project the first time, I found out about it right when I was producing some “remakes” for a book I made as Final Project for my University conclusion but it was a bit too late, the submissions were already over by then.

    I’m glad to have the chance to participate now, gonna submit my material soon!

  • Awesome book.

  • I’m so desperate to get involved with this! When is the exact deadline?
    Also, would there be any copyright problems including imagery of say a movie poster in the photograph?

  • syb

    hello jeff, the project is still in progress?

  • Bekah

    Is this project still in progress? I submitted work, so I’m very curious.

  • Regina Speer

    Hey Jeff, can you update me on the progress of this project? Would be great to know!

    • the book is in the final stages! took a long time to get image rights!

      • Lucy

        how is the book project going?

  • Louise Cass

    hello jeff -this is a trifle confusing – you don’t give a year for Feb 22 deadline?! most recent enquiry re progress is 8 months ago with no answer? since it comes up on ‘Events’ link it appears to be ongoing?!

  • Great things comes from great idea. Fabulous thought indeed.

  • Great things comes from great idea. Fabulous thought indeed.

  • Really great and lovely book.. thanks for sharing with us 1!

  • It’s very good asterworks of art as photographs. I always appreciate this kind’s of works.

  • PrepressIndia

    Hello Jeff great stuff .keep on

  • Great!!!

  • Hello Jeff, You have done an excellent work. Thanks for writing

  • Great article. Thanks for mentioning Sweet Tooth!





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