Posts tagged "artists"
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: EVAN ROTH, FROM MICHIGAN TO NEW YORK TO FRANCE BACK TO MICHIGAN [FOR DLECTRICITY]

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: EVAN ROTH, FROM MICHIGAN TO NEW YORK TO FRANCE BACK TO MICHIGAN [FOR DLECTRICITY]

Light is magic: it disperses shadows, and it can transfix people.  It is a proper symbol for hope and new beginnings.  The evening of October 5th (from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.) and the evening of October 6 (from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.) Detroit hosts a new contemporary light art festival, DLECTRICITY.  There are...
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: IAN SWANSON, DETROITER TURNED BROOKLYNITE

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: IAN SWANSON, DETROITER TURNED BROOKLYNITE

A couple of years ago, artists Ian Swanson and Cedric Tai seemed to be everywhere in Detroit. Everywhere you turned, they were involved with a great local art project. They had their own gigs, teamed up on joint projects, and both were heavily involved with thedetroiter.com, which is an art-focused Detroit-centric website ‘serving a creative community.’ Their collective energy was great...
BUSHWICK OPEN STUDIOS 2012: HOLYBOS!, WET WET GROUP SHOW, & SPREAD ART

BUSHWICK OPEN STUDIOS 2012: HOLYBOS!, WET WET GROUP SHOW, & SPREAD ART

This past weekend the Bushwick Open Studios and Arts Festival 2012 took place in over 200 locations around Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY. According to the program guide, “Bushwick Open Studios is a self-organized, collaborative festival produced by Arts in Bushwick, an all-volunteer community organization. Now in its sixth year, BOS is an exciting oppurtunity for artists to experiment outside...
IS BUSHWICK THE NEXT ART GALLERY DISTRICT IN NYC? VIA NEW YORK TIMES

IS BUSHWICK THE NEXT ART GALLERY DISTRICT IN NYC? VIA NEW YORK TIMES

According to this New York Times article it seems so. Of course the NY Times doesn’t have to tell PLAYGROUND DETROIT. The majority of the NYC-based team resides in the industrial ‘up and coming’ neighborhood, Bushwick. We can testify to the multiplying galleries in the surrounding nearby area, in addition to new bars and restaurants popping...