08.04.13 by Jeff

Goodbye Vancouver, Hello Melbourne!

We are all carbon - art culture conference melbourne australia
I’m flying out to Australia today (for my first time ever) to speak at CARBON, in Melbourne. The photo above is my friend Eugene Kan (Hypebeast) speaking at last year’s event. Speakers this year include Barry McGee, DabsMyla, Shawn Stussy, Eddie Huang, and a dozen others. See image below for the full list!

If you live out there, and are able to get to the conference, I’d love to meet you!

We are all carbon - art culture conference melbourne australia

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



  • Benjamin Walters

    Hi Jeff, really look forward to hearing you, and possibly meeting with you too!

    Ben.

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

      hi ben yea please come say hello at the event

  • http://www.facebook.com/lauramoc Laura Van Wolfgang

    damn i am working this weekend and can’t make it! hope it goes awesomely

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

      ill be back!

  • Kelsey

    Welcome to our beautiful country!

    Vancouver and Melbourne – two of the greatest places in the world.

    I’m a Sydney kid so won’t be there. Hope the Melbournites treat you well.

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

      thanks kelsey – next time i visit i’d love to see sydney as well

  • ben

    Sweet, when is your talk?

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

      sunday! – the schedule is on weareallcarbon.com

      • ben

        cheers mate. so many bens btw.

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

        haha ya i noticed- half the people responding here are named ben

  • morgan

    I am working grrrrr. You must go to Gammi in little lonsdale st…I went there last night for fried chicken…best.

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

      i will look for it! thanks!

  • Ben

    I just moved to Melbourne last week so have no money :( It would have been an honor to meet you and good luck with your talk!!

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

      thanks man, i appreciate it

  • Chelsea Hopper

    All the best for the talk at RMIT. (I have to work which is irritating) You should check out WestSpace on Bourke St if you get the chance.

    When will you be back?

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

      not sure when ill be back next but i have to return – 5 days isn’t long enough to see all the things i wanna see!

  • WALSH

    OOOOEEEE im there! If your looking for something to do Friday night (12th) come check out my band PROJECT321EXPLOSION @ the Empress Hotel in Melbourne – http://www.facebook.com/events/611907595503665/

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

    cheers!

  • http://www.facebook.com/geunki Grace Kim

    Awesome talk jeff!! One that will definately stick with me. (not just the cute floating seal – although I’m pretty sure you made my sisters day- no week- with that picture) thanks for the wise words, Melbourne is awesome yes? and have a safe trip home!! :3

    p.s BJ loves his shoes. *LOVES*





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