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  1. Chilly Gonzales - The Intimacy of Ideas

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    Jason Beck is not your usual pianist. For starters, he goes by the name Chilly Gonzales. The bathrobe-clad Grammy nominated musician demonstrates his gifts for the instrument and his passion for the…

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    • Kassia Meador & Mikey DeTemple - Farewell to Summer

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      Two of the world’s most accomplished longboard surfers say goodbye in style on the mellow waves of Montauk, Long Island in evening wear by Danish design superhero Henrik Vibskov. More on www.theavantgardediaries.com Produced…

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      • Xia Jia & Lv Bin - Off the Trend

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        Beijing-based jazz Xia Ja pianist discusses rationality, natural order, and the importance of staying ahead of the trend. More on www.theavantgardediaries.com Production by Markus M Schneider &…

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        • Radical Friend & Ryan Trecartin - Mythologize the Moment

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          Los Angeles-based directorial duo of Julia Grigorian and Kirby McClure, also known as Radical Friend, take us on a lysergic journey into genre-bending artist Ryan Trecartin’s world, an out of…

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          • Susanna Kraus & Bazon Brock - Deceleration of Time

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            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…

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            • Scott Campbell & Chances With Wolves: Keeping Current with the Past

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              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…

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              • MERCEDES DRIVE-THRU LONDON: Curated by Bompas & Parr

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                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…

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                • Ninette Murk - Thinking Your Own Thoughts

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                  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.…

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                  • Mercedes Drive-Thru - On the Road to a Big Merc with Bompas & Parr

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                    Enter the fantastic world of the "Mercedes Drive-Thru" by Bompas & Parr from our hitchhiker's point of view. See more on www.theavantgardediaries.com Produced by Callie Barlow,…

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                    • The Compelling Drive as suggested by Bompas & Parr

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                      Go on a virtual whirl of The Compelling Drive as suggested by Bompas & Parr if you cannot make the drive in London. After you make the trip, read a few historical jottings on the Victoria Embankment…

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                      • Bompas & Parr - Melt People's Brains

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                        For the Avant/Garde “Mercedes Drive-Thru” event in London, September 13 – 16 2012, food artist duo Bompas & Parr is hosting their latest magical food event beneath Selfridges…

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                        • Ton Matton - The Net Around Us

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                          Ton Matton is a Dutch-born urban planner who moved to the countryside in eastern Germany to break out of an everyday life designing soulless suburbs and performing uninspiring jobs. Nearly ten years…

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