The Avant/Garde Diaries

  1. As founder of The Keystone Design Union (KDU) and clothing label Serum Versus
    Venom (SVSV), David Gensler’s business card reads CEO, Strategist and Designer.
    But those terms hardly describe the realm of his work.

    One of his close friends is painter, sculptor and video artist Kostas Seremetis, who
    impresses with an extraordinary output of iconographical works that mostly
    reinterpret characters from popular culture.

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  2. For publisher and lowdown magazine creative director Thomas Marecki being creative is strongly connected to the idea of not following any rules but create something new and sticking to your very own plan.
    Patrick Pulsinger is an explorer in the field of mixing electronic music with jazz elements and castro music since the late 90s.

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  3. Frank Leder could be considered the best kept secret in germany´s fashion landscape. "I get inspiration from people and landscapes and try to translate it into modern collections", says Frank. A think-twice intellectual mind who knows that every anwer is just the beginning of a new question.

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  4. For more than four decades now, Jeffrey Deitch has been a major player in the US art scene. The dealer, advisor, writer and exhibition organizer started his career in the New York of the 70s when the art community was still very small. During Art Miami Basel last December he took time out of his busy schedule to talk to us about what avant-garde can be these days. “One of the most interesting things about art today,” he says, “is the changing status of the avant-garde. (…)

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  5. Two German photographers head to the desert outside of Marrakech, Morocco to commune with the emptiness and make a fishing net. More on theavantgardediaries.com

    Editorial Lead by Kitty Bolhoefer / Filming & Photos by Fridolin Schöpper / Editing by Konterfei / Music by Bunnystripes

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The Avant/Garde Diaries

The Avant/Garde Diaries

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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  • Dmitri Frolov

    The film was made in the days of the August 1991 coup in Leningrad, USSR . Respecting the manner of a proprietary parallel cinema with the use of hand-held camera . Subsequently, Lars von Trier in his " Dogma " went on the same way , using a handheld camera without a tripod or placing special light. The soundtrack of the film is the soundtrack Emergency Committee appeal for the All-Union Radio August 19, 1991 . The film captured the moment of change red tricolor flag on the roof of the Mariinsky Palace on August 20, 1991.
    vimeo.com/dmitrfrolov/1991

    by Dmitri Frolov

  • Parafauna

    Experimental narrative short about self discovery.

    Trailer here:
    vimeo.com/119974971

    by Parafauna

  • Martin Rolland

    vimeo.com/86000476
    Please check out my new video, Spring NYC, hope you like it

    by Martin Rolland

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