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WHAT THE: WHO IS TAGGING NEW YORK CITY WITH #MOVETODETROIT GRAFFITI TAGS?

WHAT THE: WHO IS TAGGING NEW YORK CITY WITH #MOVETODETROIT GRAFFITI TAGS?

Detroiters and New Yorkers, when’s the last time you checked your Instagram feed for the hashtag #movetodetroit? Well, there are some very interesting photographs that are continuing to pop up we have noticed. Within the last six months, a mysterious graffiti tag has been seen all around New York City, or Brooklyn to be more...
SELECT ANNOUNCES SPRING RESIDENCY 2015 FOR CUTTING EDGE ARTISTS AT INDUSTRY CITY IN BROOKLYN

SELECT ANNOUNCES SPRING RESIDENCY 2015 FOR CUTTING EDGE ARTISTS AT INDUSTRY CITY IN BROOKLYN

Our friends at SELECT are looking for a cutting edge artist or collective to receive our yearly residency slot. The winning artist/s will be granted a complimentary studio in Brooklyn for the months of April & May (sponsored by Industry City). While at this 8 week residency, artists are encouraged to challenge themselves by pushing...
LISTEN UP: N'NAMDI CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART PANEL SERIES TALKS ABOUT 'PSYCHOLOGICAL GENTRIFICATION'

LISTEN UP: N’NAMDI CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART PANEL SERIES TALKS ABOUT ‘PSYCHOLOGICAL GENTRIFICATION’

N’Namdi Center For Contemporary Art begun the first of a three-part panel series on ‘Psychological Gentrification,’ which will explore how contemporary gentrification is affecting the arts, businesses, and urban development in Detroit. The first panel was moderated by Stephen Henderson of the Detroit Free Press, and panelists included Marsha Music (Writer/Cultural Griot), Marc Brown (Lawyer),...
GO SEE: JERRY VILE'S DIRTY SHOW IN DETROIT AND GET SUMMERED'S DIRTY SHOW IN NYC

GO SEE: JERRY VILE’S DIRTY SHOW IN DETROIT AND GET SUMMERED’S DIRTY SHOW IN NYC

For the past sixteen years Jerry Vile has promised his fellow Detroiters that their Valentine’s Day would most certainly be filled with eroticism. Erotic art and performance, that is. Since its inception in a small office building, Vile’s exhibition entitled, Dirty Show, annually outgrew its venue capacity before it landed in the Russell Industrial’s Exhibition Center...
GO SEE: BROOKLYN ARTIST JAMIAN JULIANO-VILLANI SOLO EXHIBITION AT MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART DETROIT

GO SEE: BROOKLYN ARTIST JAMIAN JULIANO-VILLANI SOLO EXHIBITION AT MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART DETROIT

Detroit has an art world ‘It-Girl’ in it’s presence this week. GQ Magazine recently deemed her one of the “10 Artists to Know at Art Basel Miami 2014,” where she preluded to her solo show in Detroit, which opens tonight. Forbes Magazine has also just listed her as one of their picks for their article,...
GO SEE: BROOKLYN-BASED DETROIT ARTIST IAN SWANSON SOLO EXHIBITION AT DFS CONTEMPORARY

GO SEE: BROOKLYN-BASED DETROIT ARTIST IAN SWANSON SOLO EXHIBITION AT DFS CONTEMPORARY

‘a native fear… a featureless protagonist’ February 5 – March 18 Opening Thursday, February 5, 7-9pm Ian Swanson’s solo exhibition, ‘a native fear… a featureless protagonist’ marks the launch of DFS Contemporary, a new gallery on New York City’s Lower East Side. This is his first solo show in NYC; he has previously had solo...
GO SEE: SING'S MILLENNIUM MART AT INTERSTATE PROJECTS FEATURING WATER FROM DETROIT WATER PROJECT

GO SEE: SING’S MILLENNIUM MART AT INTERSTATE PROJECTS FEATURING WATER FROM DETROIT WATER PROJECT

Sing’s Millennium Mart, curated by Seung-Min Lee, is on view until February 1st at Interstate Projects gallery in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The installation features, “…A wall of edible plants growing in plastic bottles, conceived in collaboration with Simone Frazier, provides a living salad bar. Water bottles filled with tap water brought in from Detroit are...
GO SEE: SERAPHINE COLLECTIVE PRESENTS LAST THURSDAY TO SHOWCASE FEMALE ROCKERS FROM DETROIT & BROOKLYN

GO SEE: SERAPHINE COLLECTIVE PRESENTS LAST THURSDAY TO SHOWCASE FEMALE ROCKERS FROM DETROIT & BROOKLYN

Seraphine Collective presents Last Thursday, a monthly residency at PJ’s Lager House, in Detroit, Michigan. Seraphine Collective is an inclusive, supportive and active community of female musicians and artists designed to foster creative expression and camaraderie among feminists in Detroit. The Last Thursday Residency was born from the idea of continuing last summer’s successful Best...
"LET'S TALK ABOUT DETROIT!" PANEL DISCUSSION FROM [WHEREVER] MAG AT SHINOLA TRIBECA

“LET’S TALK ABOUT DETROIT!” PANEL DISCUSSION FROM [WHEREVER] MAG AT SHINOLA TRIBECA

    Let’s Talk About Detroit!     Please join PLAYGROUND DETROIT and [wherever] magazine at Shinola TriBeCa for a panel conversation to discuss the future of travel to Motor City. [wherever]: an out of place journal of travel literature, travel culture, and travel politics. According to Cool Hunting, “newcomer [wherever] gets more literary [as...
GO SEE: WHAT'S YOUR WIFI? GROUP ART SHOW CURATED BY DIGITAL ARTIST MOLLY SODA

GO SEE: WHAT’S YOUR WIFI? GROUP ART SHOW CURATED BY DIGITAL ARTIST MOLLY SODA

NEW HIVE (DOT COM) PRESENTS “WHAT’S YOUR WIFI,” Curated by Molly Soda Molly Soda is an internationally-known digital media artist, who moved to Detroit in 2013 from Brooklyn and also happened to be named one of the “Most Important Artists of 2013″ by Complex Magazine. The majority of her work is created on NewHive.com, which...
WATCH NOW: SOL'LE RELEASES "HUH" MUSIC VIDEO OFF THE BOOGER SUGAR MIXTAPE

WATCH NOW: SOL’LE RELEASES “HUH” MUSIC VIDEO OFF THE BOOGER SUGAR MIXTAPE

Detroit musician Sol’Le [pronounced Soh-Lee] just released her music video for the single, “HUH” from her latest mixtape release, Booger Sugar. The minimal yet visually striking music video was directed/edited by Leland Stein IV of 3Dimensional Media Group. HUH focuses on Sol’Le spitting hard about the struggles of making it in music industry and the daily...
ADULT. ANNOUNCES 'DETROIT HOUSE GUESTS' ALBUM TO BE RELEASED ON GHOSTLY FUNDED BY KNIGHT FOUNDATION

ADULT. ANNOUNCES ‘DETROIT HOUSE GUESTS’ ALBUM TO BE RELEASED ON GHOSTLY FUNDED BY KNIGHT FOUNDATION

ADULT. will invite six musicians from around the country into their home over the next seven months to collaborate and ultimately create an album together that resonates with a spirit of Detroit, thanks to support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. ADULT. will begin work with their first collaborator and hope that...