Writing

A Tale of Two Skate Parks @ Crain’s Business Detroit

UPDATE: Crain’s is changing the title of this piece, which was originally, “How artists can be assets” – I deeply appreciate the decision by my editor to hear me out, because it really broke my heart to imagine artists all over the city reading it and thinking I do not see them as assets. Whether […]

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Ingrid LaFleur for Mayor @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — Mainstream politicos might be going about things dead wrong. On February 28, artist, curator, and community organizer Ingrid LaFleur made the exciting announcement that she would throw her (no doubt stylish) hat in the ring of the upcoming Detroit mayoral race. It came in the midst of a dance party called Detroit is the Future at the headquarters of creative-activist […]

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Cranbrook Salon @ Knight Arts Blog

Women throughout history have gathered for the purposes of discussion, education and communication on subjects that range from the intellectual to the highly personal. Cranbrook Art Museum Curator Laura Mott and Assistant Curator Shelley Selim decided to emphasize this tradition as they assembled “The Cranbrook Salon,” the second of three installations that are surveying and […]

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