The Avant/Garde Diaries

  1. The actress and artist Susanna Kraus managed to bring the world’s largest walk-in camera back to life. The imago 1:1 was developed by her father, a high-speed photography researcher at Daimler-Benz in the 1970s. Because of the way it is built, the device is also a mirror, literally forcing one to examine their own persona. See more on theavantgardediaires.com

    Editorial Lead by Romy Uebel / Production, filming and photos by Anna Pilz & Annikki Heinemann / Music by C. Love

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  2. Chances With Wolves is the nom de guerre of DJs Justin Cox, aka Kray, and Kenan Juska. Every Monday night, these two can be found in the storefront studios of East Village Radio jamming out some of the funkiest, freakiest soul and R&B music you’ve never heard of. See more on theavantgardediaries.com

    Produced and Directed by Christopher Ambrose and Fatking Films / Sound and Lighting by Parris Stewart / Music by Mattison, Javelin and Little Shalimar / Sound Mix by Brian Rund at Mind Smack

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  3. Take a look at this wild ride of a recap video from our event in London: the "Mercedes Drive-Thru" curated by Bompas & Parr, while we attempt to clean the ketchup stains from our shirts and shake the cheese crumbs from our britches.

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    Produced by Callie Barlow / Filmed by Frederick Paxton & Ryan Koopmans / Editing by Hazel Baillie / Music by Walter Jones

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  4. Ninette Murk is on a mission to make the world a better place. After a close colleague died from AIDS in 2004, the former fashion editor founded the Antwerp-based non-profit Designers Against AIDS. The organization seeks to raise AIDS awareness towards the general public and in the international media, with a specific emphasis on young people in industrialized countries. See more on theavantgardediaries.com

    Produced by ColdSun Productions / Directed by Alessio Cuomo / Camera by Sander de Nooij / Editing by ColdSun Productions /Editorial Lead by Romy Uebel / Music by Bunnystripes

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  5. Enter the fantastic world of the "Mercedes Drive-Thru" by Bompas & Parr from our hitchhiker's point of view.

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    Produced by Callie Barlow, Kat Popiel & Terence Teh / Directed by Carlos Carneiro / Filming by Bruno Ramos / Sound by Marco Iavarone / Edited by Mitchell Tolliday / Sound design by Christian Curtis / Special thanks to Kish Patel / Music AAVVWW + SON OF MAN by Bobby Evans (Earnest Endeavours)

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The Avant/Garde Diaries

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The Avant/Garde Diaries is a digital interview magazine that documents personal views on the avant-garde.
Rather than labeling people avant-garde, we try to see through the eyes of people, who we admire for what they do. For each article we ask contributors


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The Avant/Garde Diaries is a digital interview magazine that documents personal views on the avant-garde.
Rather than labeling people avant-garde, we try to see through the eyes of people, who we admire for what they do. For each article we ask contributors from the creative field to introduce someone or something they consider to be ahead of time and explain why. The result will be a compendium of various, very personal perspectives that disclose new ways of thinking and spread inspiration.

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