Writing

Matthew Piper’s “Leap Night!” dance films @ Knight Arts blog

Still frame from “Time I Change,” a local film featuring Detroit-based Haleem “Stringz” Rasul. Image courtesy of Oren Goldenberg and Cass Corridor Films. On Feb. 29, arts writer and lover-of-dance Matthew Piper marked the occasion with “Leap Night!”–a lovely collection of short dance films that were screened at Play House in Detroit. A former Knight […]

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Essay’d IN PRINT from Wayne State University Press

SO excited to announce that we have a publishing date for the print version of Essay’d that we’ve been working on for months now, which collects the first year/30 essays about Detroit artists, written by myself, Prof. Dennis Nawrocki, critic and writer Matthew Piper, and gallerist Steve Panton. It’ll be out in August of this […]

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Review of Essay’d III @ Detroit Art Review

Never am I more impressed with the curatorial efforts of Steve Panton, then when I see an installment of the ongoing Essay’d series at his gallery, 9338 Campau, in Hamtramck. Panton already has established his reputation as one of the most innovative and intuitive curators around the Detroit art scene, with his first gallery 2739 […]

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