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AVANT/GARDE DIARIES with JASPER WONG

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  2. Posted: May 1, 2013
  3. Updated: August 10, 2013
  4. Categories: Blog, Videos

Best known for their in-depth video portraits of creative individuals and organizing museum exhibitions with the likes of the Beastie Boys, Avant/Garde Diaries took time out of their day to interview our very own, Jasper Wong.

Jasper, founder of POW! WOW!, is a Hawaiian-born artist and designer known for work that honors the day-glo vibes of 1980s America. After some time away from the island, he returned like a prodigal son to bring back some of the things he learned abroad. One of them is the importance of staying analog in an increasingly digital culture – an idea he explored in his pop-up Little Shop of Wonders where he invited school children to rediscover the “simple beauty of just coloring.”