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10/10/15 – Forming a Breakfast Tradition with Kirsten Lund

Artist: Kirsten Lund Location: Honest ? John’s Breakfast: KL – The Special? (something like eggs, bacon, hash browns, no toast), tea with lemon (maybe honey) SRS – Coffee (cream, little bit of sugar), frosted flakes french toast, sausage I had business reasons for meeting Kirsten for breakfast this weekend – I was lucky enough to […]

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Culture Lab Detroit @ Nora

    Oh, hey, looks like Nora got around to announcing this: I’m excited to be one of the participants (and intimidated, once I met the other participants) in what is sure to be an eclectic and lovely showcase of some of Detroit’s finest artist/craftpersons. I have a quilt or two going into the show, […]

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“The Fate of the Machinery” review @ Hyperallergic

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. — It is the pitiful fate of objects to serve as proxies for our failed dreams, relationships, and ambitions. This concept is acutely present throughout Fate of the Machinery, a project by Kate Levy that has evolved over the course of a month at the gallery 9338 Campau in Hamtramck. The objects in this case […]

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ArtPrize 7 overview @ Hyperallergic

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — I can’t imagine I’m the only one who found ArtPrize 7 a little underwhelming. Last year was, arguably, peak ArtPrize, with a glut of artworks and a massive turnout of people. Every space in Grand Rapids was packed with human traffic trying to take in the sights and vote for their […]

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“Double Presence” review @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — These days Detroit is a hotbed of craft-based forms revisited. We are exploring fiber, we are redefining letterpress, and we are having a ceramics revolution of shattering (not literally) proportions. Double Presence, a three-person exhibition at Holding House featuring works by Nathan Tonning (also the show’s organizer), Victoria Shaheen, and Emily Duke, presents three diverging […]

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