A manifesto about life in the post-contemporary era, where cultural promiscuity has dissolved into a condition of spiritual bankruptcy.
In celebration of its 30th issue, 032c and artist-director Ralf Schmerberg created a proposal for the ultimate Berlin film. It is a movie about a city now growing in population as it did one century ago at the beginning of the Weimar Era, after Russian refugees arrived from the October Revolution. It is a manifesto about life in the post-contemporary era. Cultural promiscuity has dissolved into a condition of spiritual bankruptcy. Heat and compression have melted the meaning from our past algorithms. This is the second death of God. Aimless citizens wander in search of a new morality. The bandwidth of pleasure-pain has become limitless.
“AN INNOCENT MIND HAS NO FEAR” brings to life scenes from the 78-page cover editorial of issue #30, shot in Berlin frozen to the core in mid-February. Filmed over 72 hours at 19 locations – including the Spree, Teufelsberg and Berlin’s most famous alleyway – the Marc Goehring styled editorial pays tribute to the city that birthed 032c.