This week’s giveaway comes courtesy of photographer Nguan, born and raised in Singapore. He gifted me his beautiful book “How Loneliness Goes” and has graciously offered up the very last book from the edition, #220 of 220, for one of you.
If you’d like to snag the book use the comments below to share a link to your favourite photo post on Booooooom from 2013 (and what you liked about it).
Have a peek inside the book below!
My friend Rebecca Chaperon gave me two signed copies of her new book “Eerie Dearies”, featuring a painting for each letter of the alphabet. I’m keeping one book, and I’ll give the other one to anyone willing to come get it from me (meaning someone in, or close to, Vancouver).
Have a peek inside the book below. If you wanna snag the book leave a comment with a sentence about your favourite letter of the alphabet.
My friends Scien and Klor (123Klan) have just released a fantastic book (order it here) chronicling their work as artists on the street, and as a studio for clients like Nike, Stussy, Carhartt, many others.
Lots of great reference material here if you’re a graphic designer! I get to keep a copy for myself and give the other one away, so who wants it?
If you wanna snag the book tell me the name of your graffiti crew (make one up if you don’t actually have one) in the comments below!
Heads up Vancouver, James Blake is rolling through town on the 19th, playing Vogue Theatre with Nosaj Thing! I’ve also heard that James Blake’s dj collective 1-800-Dinosaur will be back here again in April. Anyways, this show is going to be epic and I have a pair of tickets to give away!
If you wanna go to the show tell me your favourite song by James Blake or Nosaj Thing in the comments below. If you have a story or specific memory tied to the song I wanna hear it!
Ultimate Ears, a brand of Logitech, have created a pretty spectacular Bluetooth speaker called the UE Boom. I’m not just posting about this because its name happens to be Boom, I was sent one of them to test out and it’s become my go-to wireless speaker.
It’s loud as hell, and actually pretty heavy for its size, but that’s probably why the low end sounds pretty good on it. Anyways, I wouldn’t be giving one away to you unless it was a quality product. So who wants it?
*Edit – I actually have five(5) speakers to give away! So I’m extending the giveaway until end of day Monday.
This week’s giveaway is a copy of pop artist Brandon Bird’s “Astonishing World of Art” activity book. Bird was one of the first artists I ever posted about on this site, way back in 2008 (remember Seinfeld wielding the nunchucks?), and he’s remained a personal favourite.
The artist is known for putting celebrities into the most bizarre situations, his painting “Nobody Wants To Play Sega With Harrison Ford” is one of my favourites.
If you’d like to snag this book, leave a comment below with a request for a celebrity in a bizarre situation. I’ve posted a bunch of images below to inspire your suggestions, there’s a video too!