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µTopian Dinners at the Sidewalk Festival @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — In today’s climate of alienation and separatist behavior, artists surely cannot be the only ones doing some hard thinking about ways to examine notions of difference, the concept of “enemy” states, and tactics for overcoming such perceived divisions in the interest of unity. But it is possible that […]

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“Sonic Rebellion: Music as Resistance” @ Art in America

American novelist and musician James Greer—who spent two years in the mid-1990s playing with the indie rock band Guided by Voices—discusses the way lyrics reflect the listener’s emotions rather than the songwriter’s intentions. “Even the most nakedly vulnerable song ends up as the soundtrack to someone else’s heartbreak,” he writes […]

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Adriana Martínez at MOCAD @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — The allocation of resources is a critical consideration for any artist, whether on the personal, local, or global level. The question facing Colombian artist Adriana Martínez, and her group of friends and collaborators from university, was how to continue working as artists as they prepared to leave school. They […]

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Rar!! Monster Drawing Rally, Good Tyme Writers Buffet, DIA Artist Demo THIS WEEKEND!

Here’s a reminder about the 2016 Monster Drawing Rally, an opportunity to come and celebrate an awesome fundraiser event and support MOCAD in their efforts to produce excellent programming, not to mention pick up original works by amazing and charitable local artists at bargain prices. I participated for the first […]

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