If you are in the Detroit area I strongly encourage you to visit the Detroit Institute of Arts and check out the photography show “Detroit Revealed.” The show features over 50 photographs taken between 2000 and 2010 from artists Michelle Andonian, Carlos Diaz, Scott Hocking, Andrew Moore and Corine Vermeulen, with images accompanied by video work from Dawoud Bey and Ari Marcopoulos. The show does a great job of showing the city through a wide variety of perspectives, from Andrew Moore’s wall sized C Prints of some of the city’s abandoned and decaying structures, to Dawoud Bey’s intimate portraits and video interviews of teens local teens. The show runs until Sunday, April 29th and since the museum has also organized the “Rembrandt and the Faces of Jesus” exhibit, which will run until Sunday, February 12th, going to the Detroit Institute of Arts should be a top priority for anyone that can make it. If you don’t live in the area I have posted links to all of the artists.
It’s pretty strange being so far out on ice for the first time, and the cracking takes a few minutes to adjust to but I’m glad I had the chance to do it.
To bring in the New Year I thought it would be appropriate to revamp my online presence and start fresh with my social media postings. This year you will see new posts multiple times a year and my blogs will more focused on personal work and short-term projects. I hope you enjoy and make sure to follow me on twitter, flickr, vimeo and facebook.