1. Bliss Lau - Rising & Falling

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    A New York designer takes us deep into a world of elemental inspiration and mythological significance. More on www.theavantgardediaries.com Directed & Edited by Adam Beck / Produced by Callie Barlow / Cinematography by Guy Godfree / Production assistance by Lola Kramer / Makeup sponsored by KIMIKO / Sound by Adam Beck / Music Just Friends - Avalanche (Julia Holter remix) / Filmed on location at Howe Caverns Follow us! facebook.com/THEAVANTGARDEDIARIES twitter.com/theavgd

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    • Julius von Bismarck - Conceived Connections

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      The young conceptual artist takes us on an introspective journey into the Locarno region as he explains the motivations behind his latest work. More on www.theavantgardediaries.com Produced by Berlin Art Link / Filmed & Edited by Peter Cairns / Sound by Natalie Koerner and Monica Salazar Follow us! facebook.com/THEAVANTGARDEDIARIES twitter.com/theavgd

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      • Mathieu Ledoux - The Ultimate State

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        The 30-year-old French Canadian stuntman speaks to the inherent joy of simply doing what you love. More on www.theavantgardediaries.com Produced by Julia Wilczok / Filming by Fridolin Schoepper / Editing by Konterfei / Sound by Kitty Bolhoefer / Music by Carlos Bruck / Special thanks to Ina Schoof, Lena Buhrman & the whole Ledoux stunt crew Follow us! facebook.com/THEAVANTGARDEDIARIES twitter.com/theavgd

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        • Canyons & Daniel Boyd - 100 Million Nights

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          These Australians collaborate across distances to create a metaphysical piece that speaks to place, rhythm, memory, and time. More on www.theavantgardediaries.com Directed & Edited by The Silentlights / Produced by Callie Barlow / 100 Million Nights audio-visual collaboration by Canyons & Daniel Boyd / Special thanks to Sarah Grieve Follow us! facebook.com/THEAVANTGARDEDIARIES twitter.com/theavgd

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          • Juan Atkins - The Beauty of Decay

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            The godfather of techno takes us on a tour through his Detroit hometown explaining how the crumbling city stimulates art and creativity. More on www.theavantgardediaries.com Produced by Julia Wilczok / Filmed & Edited by Oddiseefilms / Music by Juan Atkins / Special thanks to wonderful Detroiters Larry Mongo, Gregory Holm & Sarah Spratt Follow us! facebook.com/THEAVANTGARDEDIARIES twitter.com/theavgd

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            • Nina Tandon - Biology is Technology

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              The young tissue engineer and Senior TED Fellow explains how to grow a heart in a petri dish and why cells rule. More on www.theavantgardediaries.com Directed by Luke Meyers / Produced by Callie Barlow & Tom Davis / Director of Photography: Ethan Palmer / Sound by Guillermo Hernan Peña-Tapia / Production Assistance by Matt Burke / Edited by Harry Nelson / Music by Jonn Ollison / Filmed on location at Columbia School of Engineering, Genspace, & Cooper Union Follow us! facebook.com/THEAVANTGARDEDIARIES twitter.com/theavgd

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              • William Trubridge - Freediver

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                William Trubridge dives deep on a breathtaking journey into the big blue sea while by land breathing the zen of freediving. More on www.theavantgardediaries.com Produced & Directed by Kitty Bolhoefer and Fridolin Schoepper / Second Camera by Tim Blanton / Edited by Konterfei / Music by Carlos Bruck Follow us! facebook.com/THEAVANTGARDEDIARIES twitter.com/theavgd

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                • Baucau Music & Arts Festival

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                  A small brand new nation on the other side of the globe hopes to spread the message of peace through indigenous music and culture. More on www.theavantgardediaries.com Produced by Callie Barlow & Louise Partos / Filmed & Edited by Luke Eblen / Additional footage by Thomas Henning / Production assistance by Alex Ben-Major & Thomas Henning / Music: Baucau community music recorded by Jesse Hooper, “It’s My Right To Be Free” by Ego Lemos, & “TakaMatan” by Galaxy / Special thanks to Louise Partos, James Brown, Nicole Donnelly & Alto Pinto Follow us! facebook.com/THEAVANTGARDEDIARIES twitter.com/theavgd

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                  • Pete Eckert - Dancing on The Edge of Perception

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                    The blind photographer explains the improbability of his vocation and how the eye is not always the most important thing in taking a picture. More on www.theavantgardediaries.com Produced, Filmed & Editing by Oddiseefilms / Associate Production by Julia Wilczok / Music by Bunnystripes Follow us! facebook.com/THEAVANTGARDEDIARIES twitter.com/theavgd

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                    • Phoenix Jones - A Real Life Superhero

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                      He may not be able to fly or stop bullets, but this masked man is out to fight crime and keep the fair denizens of Seattle safe. More on www.theavantgardediaries.com Produced & Directed by Kitty Bolhoefer and Fridolin Schoepper / Edited by Konterfei / Music by Carlos Bruck Follow us! facebook.com/THEAVANTGARDEDIARIES twitter.com/theavgd

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