What's Foma?

Foma is a Bokononist term meaning "harmless untruths", "lies", "a useful and harmless sort of horseshit".


The Bokonon religion, is a foma from the novel Cat's Cradle, by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.. Bokonon encourages us to live by the foma that make you brave and kind and healthy and happy.


All the paintings in this gallery came with their very own Foma that was guaranteed to change the owner's life.


Hover over images to see Foma and titles.