Writing

On Advertising @ Hyperallergic

This week, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in Great Britain released a report on gender stereotypes in ads titled “Depictions, Perceptions, and Harms.” As reported by the New York Times, the agency, which regulates advertising, found that stereotypes could “restrict the choices, aspirations and opportunities” of viewers — with particular concern regarding teenagers and young […]

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Matthew Angelo Harrison @ Sculpture Magazine

So super excited that my review of Matthew Angelo Harrison’s solo debut at MOCAD for Sculpture Magazine has finally hit the stands. Available wherever Sculpture Mag is sold! It also appears to be the featured review on the web!! The first order of business when entering Matthew Angelo Harrison’s “Detroit City/Detroit Affinities” was to identify […]

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Detroit: The Dream is Now @ Hyperallergic

A photographer friend once told me the secret to her mystifyingly good home interior shots: “The trick is that you have to go through and clear away everything that’s a part of daily living,” she said. “Tissue boxes, cat toys, magazines — all the signs of life. That’s how you get a polished-looking interior.” Once you’re […]

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Chris Reilly’s “Body Clock” at CAVE Gallery @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — Like most Millennials, digital artist Chris Reilly almost compulsively consults a device that never leaves his side. So accustomed are we to the omnipresence of smartphones, though, that it might take a discerning eye to notice Reilly isn’t checking one. He’s looking at a digital meter that keeps him appraised at all times […]

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Interview with Billy Bragg @ Detroit Metro Times

U.K. musician Billy Bragg is widely known for his long career in music and activism, which includes a blend of grassroots forms, such as punk rock, folk music, protest music, and heritage traditions. In addition to a recent tour with Joe Henry in support of their collaborative album, Shine a Light, Bragg has written a […]

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“Constructs of Romantic Discord” Preview @ Detroit Free Press

At a shockingly early age, females are taught to think of themselves as presentational objects. This includes dressing up, wearing makeup, smiling and modifying their behavior to meet the emotional needs of other people. With so much expectation and commentary directed toward young girls and young women, it can be a struggle to find a sense […]

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