Monthly Archives: August 2015

“The Harrowing” review @ Knight Arts Blog

Nobody appreciates the blazing days of August like true Michiganders, who know that a long, cold winter is always just around the corner. And what better way to celebrate the rites of summer than with A Host of People. The theater group won $20,000 in the 2014 Knight Arts Challenge Detroit in support of their […]

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8/18/15 – Two Can Play That Game with Casey Rocheteau

Artist: Casey Rocheteau Location: Le Petit Dejueuner, Midtown Breakfast: CR & SRS – Coffee (cream & sugar, and black, respectively), scrambled eggs, maple bacon, sweet potato w/ chive sour cream, French toast We didn’t order weirdly samesies breakfast; LPD does things family-style, so we ordered the “Two Can Play That Game” with four options, and […]

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8/14/15 – Bright Side Days with Corrie Baldauf

Artist: Corrie Baldauf Location: Cracker Barrel, I-94, Ohio Breakfast: CB – Coffee (black), “The Old Timer” SRS – Coffee (black), lemonade, “The Smokehouse” Before anything else, it should be acknowledged that every so-called “option” on the Cracker Barrel menu is the exact same breakfast, plus or minus one of the sides. That’s fine, because what […]

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Process is the Destination: Sampled review @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — There seem to be two prevailing schools of thought among artists about process. On one side, you have those who cherish the illusion of seamless execution — the “zipless fuck” of art making, if you will — and as a result, go to great lengths to conceal their process. On the other side, you […]

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“Over Over Over” again @ Knight Art blog

Can’t get enough of “Over Over Over”? Me either! Here’s another piece I wrote for the Knight Arts blog (with a whole new set of quotes and information about this show. I swear, after this, I’ll be over over over it! (maybe) Much has been made lately of art as social practice and the impact […]

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8/13/15 – Dinner for Breakfast with Mike McGillis

Artist: Michael McGillis Location: Mudgie’s Breakfast: MM & SRS – We split potato salad, spinach & blue cheese salad, the Barrett (corned beef sandwich) Full disclosure: this was basically dinner. HOWEVER, to be perfectly precise, and in defiance of all good health and sense, this was my first meal in a long and crazy day. […]

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