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Tiff Massey’s “Say It Loud” at Library Street Collective @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — Intermedia artist, musician, and radical jeweler Tiff Massey has never been one to shy away from offering her opinion, especially when it comes to the politics of Detroit — who it belongs to, and who belongs to it. So it’s no surprise that that her solo exhibition at […]

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Daihei Shibata @ Hyperallergic

For Japanese artist and video director Daihei Shibata, daily life offers innumerable opportunities to present illusions. Among other commercial and artistic endeavors, Shibata has made Unexpected Outcome, a series of little video compilations that collect visual illusions generated in physical or virtual reality by the artist. An elevator door unzips […]

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THIS MUST NOT BE THE PLACE YOU WERE LOOKING FOR at WSU’s Art Department Gallery @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — Greeting viewers upon entrance to Ryan Standfest’s solo exhibition at the Wayne State University Art Department Gallery is a framed map of Michigan, hand drawn in chalk, on a canvas treated with and dripping blackboard paint. The map is labeled with commodities and industries —cherries, butter, fishing, and […]

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Women Don’t Rock, Do They? @ Hyperallergic

Last week, the Metropolitan Museum of Art drew a little side-eye over their forthcoming exhibition, Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll, a show dedicated to the iconic instruments of rock and roll — a beautiful and storied history that apparently includes no female participants besides St. Vincent. The […]

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The American Riad @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT—Many of us have joked at least once about having “first world problems,” with the implication being that people in places with weaker infrastructure have more serious worries. But this phrase ultimately reflects a certain kind of classism: it subtly reinforces notions of a global hierarchy in which developed nations provide […]

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