All applications are due by September 30 and will be reviewed by the selection committee comprised of Michelle Grabner, Joiri Minaya, Legacy Russell, and Michael Stone Richards.
Landlord Colors at Cranbrook Art Museum tries to “elevate” art borne of economic hardship and upheavals, but such art needs no elevation; the viewer must seek and find its level.
“They treated me like a felon even though I was commissioned by the city to do this,” said Sheefy McFly, adding that he felt “racially profiled and bullied.”
Nick Hayes and Naomi Burton, founders of the Detroit-based leftist media company Means Media, talk about their ambitions for Means TV, a worker-owned, completely viewer-supported streaming platform.
“An advertisement for a Mercedes Benz car that costs $200,000, without any compensation to me, or without even asking my permission first, is totally unacceptable,” one of the artists said.
In Norwegian-Finnish artist duo Karoline Hjorth and Riitta Ikonen’s Norse mythology-inspired photographs there’s a beauty in old stories, old places, and old people.
An ambiguity between adaptation and transformation hangs over this large exhibition.
Mirror, Mirror presents art as something fundamental that unites human beings in the capacity for reflection and self-expression.
Tiff Massey’s hyper-territorialism regarding who can claim Detroit as their home comes into philosophical conflict with some of the culture blending she utilizes in a new body of fiber-based work.
For Ryan Standfest to give off a defeatist vibe in the face of adversity is nothing new, but for him to use humor as a coping mechanism rather than a distancing device is refreshing.
Dave Jordano’s new book collects more than 100 of his startling, brilliant nighttime photographs of his hometown.
Manal Shoukair’s installation at Shylo Arts, a transparent scrim stretched across the entire space at about chest level, is an understated but powerful intervention.