21.01.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: New York Dancers Flex to Fela Kuti


New York-based dancers Flizzo, Opt, Jay Donn, Sedo, and Danny respond to the afrobeat rhythms of Fela Kuti by ‘flexing’, a style of dance that came out of East Brooklyn. Watch “Fela Flex”, directed by Dominick Sheldon, below!


Jay Donn

Director: Dominick Sheldon | Lion Dolo Films
Director of Photography: Christopher Bisagni

Producer: Allison Swank

ROOT Studios:
Production Director: Kip McQueen
Capture Producer: Joshua Steen
Camera Operator: Eythan Maidhof
First AC: Ed Barnes
Second AC: Chris Bye
DIT: Alex Strohmeier
Grips: Rob Hubert, Jon Ervin, Austin Kennedy
Producers: Sarah Reynolds & Abbey Zembower
Production Assistants: Payal Parikh & Peggy Gertner
Hair & Make-Up: Donna Kim & Cathy Foster
Styling: Leah Snow
Clothing: Diesel

Set Designer: Whitney Hellesen
Post Production: MAAVVEN
Post Production Supervisor: Dina Ciccotello
Editor: Holle Singer at Consulate
Colorist: Clark Muller at Incendio
VFX: Cully Bunker
Online Editor: Skulleys

Music: FELA KUTI “Zombie”

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

27.07.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Bang Sangho

A selection of work by Korean illustrator Bang Sangho. More images below.

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27.07.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Ward Zwart

A selection of work by illustrator Ward Zwart. More images below.

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27.07.17 by Staff

“15/20” by Photographer Neta Dror


In 2011, Tel Aviv-based photographer Neta Dror photographed 6 Israeli teens, returning 5 years later to photograph them each again. Now in their 20s, Dror notes that the biggest change isn’t physical but emotional:

“It was incredible to see how differently they presented themselves to me and to the camera: all grew more confident and were less willing to expose themselves. It was clear they were now more aware of who they are and what part of themselves they wanted to show.”

Click here to see our previous post of Dror’s work. More images from “15/20” below.

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26.07.17 by Staff

“Copy Kitty” by Illustrator Kyung Me

Illustrator Kyung Me explores the various ways we construct false identities in romantic relationships with a series of drawings surrounding a character named Copy Kitty. Going to great lengths to be accepted and adored, Copy Kitty gradually descends into a vortex of fantasy and paranoia. Check out more images from Me’s elaborate narrative series below.

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26.07.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Vadis Turner

A selection of recent work by artist Vadis Turner (previously featured here). See more images courtesy of the artist and Geary Gallery in New York below or on display that The Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville until September 10.

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