The Masterpieces of Automotive History in one Place: The Grand Basel 2018
Sponsored by Grand Basel
On September 4, 2018, the very first edition of Grand Basel took place, a brand new and exciting happening for car enthusiasts. I was invited by the makers to participate and photograph their event that took place in a stunning venue.
Grand Basel is a new project that presents masterpieces of automotive design. It took place for the first time this year as a world premiere in Basel, Switzerland, but there are also future editions planned in Miami Beach and Hong Kong. Grand Basel explores the relationship between cars, humans, nature, architecture and design, bringing together automobiles of the past, present and future in an unrivaled, pioneering setting. The show is a completely new approach to exhibiting, discussing and honoring the car.
All the cars were selected based on characteristics such as design, provenance, cultural value and historical significance.
It was a real pleasure to be there, to photograph and admire each car in detail. Here is my selection of photos to relive what was Grand Basel 2018!
The Noise Of The Car Takes Over And I’m Simply Enjoying The Moment, Truly Living – Sheldon And His 85′ 911 Carrera
Some time ago during my time in LA, in one of those typical Sunday “Cars and coffee”, I recognized the license plate of a beautiful Irish blue 911. It always caught my eye when I saw it on Sheldon’s Instagram. I approached him, to tell him how much I liked his car and if I could photograph him maybe in another context like more Californian vibes.read more
Venomous Snake In A Concrete Jungle! But Wait, Isn’t It A Dodge? No!: Anthony and his 98′ CHRYSLER Viper GTS
It may sound like a big cliche, but Paris is a city that I love. it has fascinating architecture, part of which are the brutalist buildings of the 70s that many Parisians hate. The viper is a car that I love since I was a child. I remember it being on the cover of one of my very first Motor Trend magazines, in movies, and music videos.read more
During the weekend after a long quarantine, we Berliners were finally able to return little by little to our favorite activities. One of them was the Flitzer Club Tour, organized by Dirk and Leo, which was a two-day drive through East Germany, approximately 350km in total. We went to different interesting places like castles, an abandoned hospital, and a gallery.read more