01.04.14 by Jeff

Artist Profile: Ray Barbee

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Really enjoyed this beautiful little portrait of skateboard legend, turned musician and photographer, Ray Barbee. The profile is part of a series of Let Us Roam, a series of short films, made possible by Leica.

Watch the video below!














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



  • cnice

    Glad to sea Ray looking happy and enjoying life. Beautiful footage of a family man and artist…

  • Ash Kayser

    Amazing!





29.08.16 by Staff

Instagram of the Day: Photographer Laura Izumikawa Dresses Up Her Napping Cosplay Baby

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Los Angeles-based photographer Laura Izumikawa dresses her baby daughter, Joey, in elaborate costumes while she sleeps. Taking inspiration from popular television shows like Stranger Things and Game of Thrones, to movies like Jiro Dreams of Sushi and Wayne’s World, see more images below!

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29.08.16 by Staff

Animation of the Day: “Spring Time Old Man”

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Berlin-based artist Hoji Tsuchiya creates a really vibrant world for Uri Nakayama’s song about an old, bicycle-riding man in this unique animation! Be sure and check out “Spring Time Old Man” on Booooooom TV.

29.08.16 by Staff

Kickstarter of the Day: Heavy Volume II

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The Heavy Collective are releasing a second compendium of contemporary photography! An exploration of image and text, Heavy Volume II will feature photographs from Dana Lixenberg, Susan Lipper, Irina Rozovsky, Stephen Shames, Curran Hatleberg, Daniel Shea, Mark Peckmezian, Deanna Templeton, Yoshinori Mizutani, Joanna Piotrowska, Aglaia Konrad, and Katrin Koenning as well as words by Stanley Wolokou-Walambwa, Wilfred Brandt, Hideko Ono, Claire Monneraye, Daniel Boetker-Smith, Ashley McNelis, Geordie Cargill, Alex Ward, Lola Pinder and Jack Harries.

More images and information below!

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26.08.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Ryan Travis Christian

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Drawings by artist Ryan Travis Christian. More images below.

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25.08.16 by Jeff

Animation of the Day: “I’m Dead Inside”

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One of my favourite animators Dan Britt returns with another brilliant short, “I’m Dead Inside”, handling the visuals and the music! He previously contributed to Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared and made the brilliant animation “I Decided to Leave”. I can’t really tell if things like this are considered dark humour or just regular humour anymore. Maybe you can let me know one way or the other.

I highly recommend you watch “I’m Dead Inside” over on Booooooom TV.