By Tom Seymour
Originally from Munich, Germany, photographic duo Max von Grumppenberg and Patrick Bienert have been working together since 2007, producing campaigns for designers such as Valentino, Miguel Adrover and Hussein Chalayan.
Two years ago they moved to New York, where they found themselves drawn to Harlem and its rich artistic heritage. “Spending time walking around the area and meeting people who live there was very inspiring,” they say.
The result is a project which they named after the district, shot with a model but given a gritty, documentary feel.
“We asked Drake – a model and actress – to be part of the project, …read more