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

weareallcarbon.com













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.

    • hi ben yea please come say hello at the event

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

  • 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.

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

  • ben

    Sweet, when is your talk?

    • sunday! – the schedule is on weareallcarbon.com

      • ben

        cheers mate. so many bens btw.

      • 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.

  • 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!!

  • 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?

    • 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/

  • cheers!

  • 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*





27.06.17 by Jeff

Instagram of the Day: Artist Creates Vintage VHS Versions of Modern Movies

If you grew up in the 80s you’re really gonna like this Instagram account. Steelberg takes current films and makes fantastic retro VHS covers for them. Many of you will be too young to have ever gone to a store to rent a video but seeing these makes me kinda miss the whole movie-choosing ritual. Have a look at more VHS covers below.

Read More

27.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Alain Delorme

French artist Alain Delorme digitally distorts reality in his series “Totems” in which people are captured around Shanghai with precarious piles of objects. More images below.

Read More

27.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Hula

A long overdue selection of spectacular work by Hawaiian artist Sean Yoro aka Hula, whose water murals have become his signature over the past couple years. More images below.

Read More

26.06.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Gracey Zhang

A selection of beautiful work by illustrator Gracey Zhang, based in New York. More images below.

Read More

26.06.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Taj Francis

A selection of work by illustrator Taj Francis. More images below.

Read More