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Boothism, my good man.  It’s not just a name, it’s a way of life.

Boothism-

(adj.) 1) Ideas, artistic and cultural happenings, philosophies and ways of being generally falling under the banner of, or associated with the entity known as, Booth.  2) The website and corresponding publishing outlets associated with the aforementioned Booth.  3) Booth-Writer, poet and flaneur living on the leftist side of a western country who spends days contemplating life, love, arts, death, media and movement while rolling the most perfect hand rolled cigarette.  And drinking coffee.  Lots of coffee.

Or in other words:

Kwan Booth is a writer, editor, social media consultant and cultural curator based in Oakland California. He’s the Senior Producer for the hyperlocal news site  Oakland Local and founder of the Otherside Media collective.  In the past he’s held editorial positions at several media organizations including TheOakbook.com, Broadband Network 3,  NotforTourists.com10best.com and the Oakland Post newspaper.  He’s lectured and led workshops on social media, diversity in journalism and creative writing for organizations including the Knight Digital Media Center, the Center for the Integration and Improvement of Journalism, Netsquared and The Chrysler Museum of Art.  He’s also the producer for the 2010 Journalism Innovations Expo and sits on the advisory committee for 510arts.com.

He’s currently planning and looking for collaborators for his next project Say I’m Different/The Black Other Project-a multimedia investigation into avant garde culture throughout the African diaspora.

Direct all letters of admiration, promises of instant wealth, and proposals for shameless sexual favors to Kwan dot Booth at gmail dot com.

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. January 8, 2010 3:59 pm

    Hi Kwan. Thanks for following me on Twitter. I love what you are doing. Keep me in the lopp about your The Black Other Project.

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      January 9, 2010 2:25 am

      Hi Ananda, thanks for doing followable work. 🙂
      I’ll definitely keep you updates about the project. I have some announcements to make pretty soon. Looking forward to seeing more of your work.

  2. May 6, 2010 7:27 pm

    Kwan, I’m looking for Ivory Coast diaspora with a technology bent to help with the chocolate project. Please let me know if you can think of anyone appropriate, either here or there. Thanks!

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