December 5, 2019

Interview with Kate Levy @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — Since 2012, artist Kate Levy has been involved in researching and documenting activism in Detroit, with a particular emphasis on gentrification, foreclosures, and water rights. She continues to update and recut her film I Do Mind Dying (2014-ongoing) to keep current on the battleground of Detroit home foreclosures due to exorbitant water bills, and offers the 50-minute film-in-progress for private screenings. Levy is also a co-founder of We the People of Detroit, a community research collective that has charted water foreclosures and compiled records as an offshoot of the work begun with Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management, which was founded in 2012 in response to a power-grab that placed the city of Detroit under the decision-making power of a single, unelected official.

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