Ooga Booga started in 2004 as a tiny shop in Chinatown Los Angeles specializing in independent art, books, music, and clothing. Throughout the past decade we have organized events, performances, film screenings, and readings at this space and in satellite projects elsewhere such as Swiss Institute NY, Kadist Foundation SF, and Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) Philadelphia.
We occasionally publish books, zines, records, tapes, and art editions. In 2008, we created a free online database of art book printers, in response to frequent requests from our customers for advice on book publishing and art printing.
In January 2013 we opened our second location downtown (Ooga Booga #2) at 356 S. Mission Road in partnership with Laura Owens and Gavin Brown. While both locations still exist, the new location is now the site of most of our programming; our expanded series of artist projects, talks, book launches, films, workshops, music, and performances takes place there.
You can view our products at both store locations and on our webshop, however we do have more merchandise in our physical stores:
For questions, please contact us at 213-617-1105 or email us.