November 20, 2015

Rightsized Limo @ Knight Arts blog

While the Detroit Lions unexpectedly triumphed over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (a Knight grantee) hosted an art world take on the tailgate party in its parking lot: a carefully choreographed bisection of a town car. The “All-New 2015 Rightsized Limo” is a time-based performance piece by Canadian artist Jon Sasaki, and part of the Canadian Residency program funded through a Knight Arts Challenge grant.

The program gives Canadian artists the opportunity to do residencies and create site-specific projects in Detroit, and Sasaki’s project employed local talent in the form of a crew of student volunteers from Cranbrook Academy of Art, as well as “celebrity welders” Ben Wolf and ‘Zeph.’

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