2023 Booooooom Photo Awards Winner: Jas Leonard

For our second annual Booooooom Photo Awards, supported by Format, we selected 5 winners, one for each of the following categories: Portrait, Street, Shadows, Colour, Nature. Now it is our pleasure to introduce the winner of the Nature category, Jas Leonard. Jas Leonard is a photographer and mother of three living and working in the small rural town of Cleve, […]

Barcelona Tributes for The Amazing SKE

Today, we pay tribute to an iconic figure from the Puerto Rican graffiti scene, Eliezer “SKE” Pagán Torres. Born on August 31, 1971, in Carolina, Puerto Rico, SKE was a pioneering spirit whose artistic journey began in the early 1980s. His works, influenced by the vibrancy of Puerto Rican culture and the early New York graffiti styles, resonated deeply across […]

“Sehnsucht” by Photographer Jennilee Marigomen

Vancouver-based photographer Jennilee Marigomen extends her ongoing examination of everyday phenomena into the realm of the ephemeral. Her latest exhibition, “Sehnsucht,” captures fleeting moments of human intervention and introspection, providing a unique perspective on the transience and ever-changing landscape that often go unnoticed in our busy lives. A delicate dance between stillness and time, Marigomen uses light, reflections, and colour […]

“Cobalt Blues” by Artist Karen Ösp Pálsdóttir

Paintings by artist Karen Ösp Pálsdóttir. Pálsdóttir received her BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in 2013. Her most recent monochromatic works explore various subjects through a Cobalt Blue lens. Inspired by the delicate interplay of elasticity and depth, each composition becomes part of a larger exploration of temporality and impermanence: “This ‘modern, Improved Blue’ becomes a […]

“Girl Interrupted” by Artist Caitlyn Doran

A selection of work by Chicago-based artist Caitlyn Doran. At a time when we are constantly inundated with distractions, Doran explores the fragmented nature of modern life and the complex interplay between multi-tasking and focused attention. Her graphic drawings and mixed-media paintings are based on digital collages but meticulously rendered by hand. Doran was selected to participate in the group […]

“Nowhere Land” by Photographer Jiatong Lu

A series shedding light on Lyme disease patients by photographer Jiatong Lu. The Lyme community in the United States has long been invisible to the public despite CDC reports that indicate 476,000 people are diagnosed and treated annually. Besides coping with debilitating symptoms, Lyme patients often have to deal with the inability to work or attend school, isolation from family […]

Martha Cooper and Seth in Kibera. Kenya: Part 2 / “We Are One”

Nestled within the bustling city of Nairobi, Kenya, Kibera is a testament to its inhabitants’ challenges and its collective indomitable spirit. Known as one of the largest urban slums in Africa, Kibera is a vibrant community where resilience and creativity sometimes flourish against a backdrop of economic hardship. This neighborhood, originally established as a settlement for Nubian soldiers in the […]