21.01.14 by Jeff

Instagram Takeover: Gemma O’Brien

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This week the @Booooooom Instagram is being handed over to Sydney-based typographer Gemma O’Brien. Normally I’d put the person’s name over top of the intro image with a font but it would be an injustice to do so here as the beauty of Gemma’s work is that it is hand-lettered.

She recently had a brilliant solo show which featured her illustrations on barf bags called “You Make Me Sick”. Her job this week is to have fun and inspire you and I’m sure she will do lots of both. Please give her a warm welcome.

 

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



  • scott dye

    This was probably my favorite Instagram takeover so far!





26.06.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Jason Travis

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A random assortment of images by Los Angeles photographer Jason Travis, from his Tumblr. More photos below.

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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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