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“Doubly So” at Center Galleries @ Knight Arts blog

“Delara (2)” (2016) by Sheida Soleimani, soft sculpture, archival pigment print with frame.  Female identity is often an exercise in duality. Women are largely encouraged to present a seamless and appealing surface to the world, which can serve to mask the trials and tribulations of being subjugated to a range […]

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12/8/15 – We Need Everybody w/ Ash Nowak

Artist: Ash Nowak & Jon Dones Location: Astro Coffee Breakfast: AN & JD – Coffee drinks of some kind SRS – Coffee (black), slice of vegan coconut cake Every city has their version of the “power couple.” The Detroit version is typically two individuals that align professionally and creatively to […]

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12/2/15 – All the World’s a Playground

Art Space: Playground Detroit (Paulina Petkoski & Samantha ‘Banks’ Schefman) Location: David Klein Gallery Breakfast: PP & SS – Too chic for breakfast SRS – Coffee (black) ** every mug is a to-go mug, if you can walk These Playground girls have their stuff figured out. They are some stylish, […]

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9/18/15 – Beyond Skin-Deep with Cristin Richard

Artist: Cristin Richard Location: Le Petit Zinc Breakfast: CC – Green tea (?), Le Petit Dejuner (no baguette) SRS – Coffee (black), citron crepe It’s good to remember that appearances can be deceiving. We move through life at a breakneck pace a lot of the time, distracted by our phones, […]

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Meat me in Detroit – Cristin Richard at Playground Detroit @ Knight Arts Blog

There are a number of ways to make art that is visceral and gripping. In a new body of work being presented at Playground Detroit, Cristin Richard takes a direct approach; she uses literal viscera as her starting point. Working with animal casings—translucent skins that are used to make sausages, […]

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