Writing

DLECTRICITY 2017 Preview @ Detroit Free Press

Detroiters have waited hopefully for the return of Dlectricity, the wildly popular nighttime exhibition of art and light, which, in its first iterations in 2012 and 2014, featured some of the best-loved and tech-savviest of Detroit installation and performance artists, as well as visiting artists from around the world. After a three-year hiatus, the event […]

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Jenny Risher’s D-Cyphered at the DIA @ Detroit Free Press

Detroit has a long history of innovative music, with roots in jazz and funk, multiple legacies in Motown, electronic and house music, as well as a wave of rock bands that created some of the definitive albums of their genres. All these and more directly influence yet another original sound: Detroit hip-hop. Opening Friday, a solo […]

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Carlos Diaz at David Klein Gallery @ Freep

Photographer Carlos Diaz has taught at College for Creative Studies for the past 32 years — long enough to shape and influence an entire generation of Detroit photographers, and mentor them in a medium that has changed wildly thanks to advancing technology. Before digital photography was even a glimmer, Diaz was engaged in an analog […]

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Freep debut: Michael Luchs at Simone DeSousa Gallery

I’m utterly chuffed to share my first piece as a contributing writer for the Detroit Free Press. Hooray for art! Hooray for circulation! Hooray for the Cass Corridor! Read and enjoy! Within the recent history of Detroit’s relationship to the wider world of contemporary art, there is only one major movement that gained widespread attention: […]

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