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9.16.2013

LET'S PANIC, NEW LARGE FORMAT BI-ANNUAL PUBLICATION, CELEBRATES LAUNCH WITH PARTY AT THE HIGH LINE HOTEL REFECTORY


Good afternoon contemporary art and fashion lovers!!
On Sept 8th, 
Editor in Chief,Aaron Ward and Publisher, Greg Kadel, joined Art Director Jake Mccabe, and Senior Editor Jade Berreau celebrated the launch of their new bi-annual publication, Let's Panic,a fashion, art, and photography magazine, based in New York. Let's Panic celebrated the inaugural issue at The High Line Hotel Refectory with guests including Alexander Skarsgard, Joy Bryant, Tiesto, Erin Wasson, Michael Avedon, Christoph de Menil, Lindsey Ellingson, Fulvia Farolfi, Kenza Fourati, Hanne Gaby Odiele, Frida Gustavsson, Lady Victoria Hervey, Mark "Cobrasnake" Hunter, Charlotte Kemp Muhl, Johan Lindeberg, Maryna Linchuk, Scott Lipps, Bill Powers, Mazdack Rassi, Kerry Rhodes, Xiao Wen, Yelena Yemchuk among many more.


Let's Panic is committed to exploring the creative. Each story is a collaboration between editors and contributors which result in a cultural statement of individuality that transcends the ordinary and allows opportunities to evolve in an arena free of constraints. The result is a surprising curation of mixed talent. Honoring the art of publishing and magazines, it strives to solidify the importance of the physical printed image and word by producing an artfully crafted object.
The launch issue will feature articles by Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, John Waters, Dan Colen, Bob Recine, Vince Aletti, Kate Simon, Mary Ellen Mark, Toshio Saeki, and photography byNobuyoshi Araki, Nacio Jan Brown, Aaron Ward, Anthony Notabordino, Greg Kadel, Jacob Holdt, Harmony Korine, and Roe Ethridge, among others. Let's Panic will print 3,500 copies, which will be sent to subscribers and sold on newsstands throughout the country published by Passenger NYC, for a cover price of $60.00. The 180 page publication will be printed on 11.5 x 15.35 Inch 135 Gram Kiara Paperstock in Italy. 

AARON WARD is a New York based photographer. He is co-founder, creative director and editor in chief of Let's Panic magazine. Aaron has an uncanny knack for good times and a hunger for good work. He is an obsessive follower of photography, which has landed him in some interesting situations, from being photographed by Irving Penn to cocking Richard Avedonʼs shutter for a day. Passion and curiosity have kept him searching over a twenty year long career in photography and fashion. Always moving forward, he has tackled a wide range of roles in both fields. Now he has found a home for the full spectrum of his talents and experience as the Editor in Chief of Lets Panic! 

JADE BERREAU was born in Paris and raised in New York City. She grew up in a family with close ties to the most exciting elements of the downtown art scene of the 1980's. In her teens she began a successful ten year modeling career. Throughout the 1990's she worked some of the biggest names in fashion, including Steven Meisel, Patrick Demarchelier, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and Calvn Klein. Around the turn of the century, she turned her attention to the publishing world and worked for five years as an editor with Conde Nast. With the birth of her daughter in 2007, she transitioned to editing art books and exhibitions. Most recently she co-founded Let's Panic where she has married a life time of personal and professional experience in fine art, fashion, and publishing 

JAKE MCCABE is a New York based Creative Director. As an original member of Visionaire, Jake was central to the creative development of some of the most memorable and elaborate limited edition issues, working with brands such as Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Dior, Hermes and Comme des Garcons. He was a co-founder of the ultra-fashion downtown magazine V Magazine. Jake then joined Coty Prestige, as Global Creative Director of Calvin Klein fragrances. During his time at Coty Prestige, he took on a similar creative role for Marc Jacobs fragrances, leading the charge in fragrance packaging innovation. Jake later recruited by Ogilvy & Mather to build their existing beauty business via global tv advertising campaigns. Most recently as a founding partner of August Agency, Jake has been developing product and advertising for some of the most important luxury brands in beauty. 

GREG KADEL is a us born fashion photographer and filmmaker based In New York. Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Kadel moved to NY to study marine biology and Fine Art. Upon completion of his studies, He discovered his passion for photography and filmmaking. His images have been described as "classic with a modern flair" and he is respected for his unique ability to bring the best out of his subjects. He currently spends his time working between New York, Paris and Los Angeles. Greg Kadel's images have appeared in publications including Allure, American Vogue, Vogue Italia, Vogue Nippon, l'uomo Vogue, Vogue Paris, Vogue Germany, Vogue China, Numéro, Numéro Homme, Muse, Visionaire, I-D, Industrie, The Face, Another Magazine, Harper's Bazaar, British Gq, 10 Magazine, V and Visionaire. His advertising clients include Anna Sui, Aussie, Aveda, Bergdorf Goodman, Chantelle, Christian Dior, Clarins, Diane Von Furstenburg, Elie Tahari, Fekkai, George Rech, Guilty Brotherhood, Hermes, H&M, Isetan, Jill Sander, John Richmond, Lancome, La Senza, Loewe, Longchamp, Louis Vuitton, l'oreal, Max Mara, Maybelline, Neiman Marcus, Oscar De La Renta, Passionata, Salvatore Ferragamo, Sephora, Shiseido, Valentino, And Victorias Secret. Greg Kadel's Celebrity Clients Include Britney Spears, Yoko Ono, Woody Harrelson, Michael Stipe, Casey Affleck, Stella Mccartney, Ioan Gruffudd, Claire Danes, Ben Chaplin, Maurizio Cattelan, Kiera Chaplin, Hedi Slimane, Megan Fox, Kate Bosworth, Rosie Huntington Whitely, Mia, Avril Lavigne, and Rosario Dawson. Www.Gregkadelstudios.Com


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