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Avant Garde Diaries: Kilian Martin & Brett Novak

UNLIKE CITY GUIDES Avant Garde Diaries Kilian Martin & Brett Novak - Electricity inside Kilian Martin’s skating is poetry in motion. The inimitable California-based pro skater combines multiple athletic forms that have redefined street skating. His background in gymnastics has translated seamlessly to the skateboarding realm, offering a radical expression of shapes, moves, and other gravity-defying motions. His work is an homage to the form itself—all captured by friend and collaborator Brett Novak’s elegiac cinematography, as Kilian takes freestyle skateboarding into the twenty-first century with his artful and inspiring take on the sport.

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Avant Garde Diaries
Kilian Martin & Brett Novak - Electricity inside

Kilian Martin’s skating is poetry in motion. The inimitable California-based pro skater combines multiple athletic forms that have redefined street skating. His background in gymnastics has translated seamlessly to the skateboarding realm, offering a radical expression of shapes, moves, and other gravity-defying motions. His work is an homage to the form itself—all captured by friend and collaborator Brett Novak’s elegiac cinematography, as Kilian takes freestyle skateboarding into the twenty-first century with his artful and inspiring take on the sport.