Building Contemporaries: Art and Economies in Detroit
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Helmut Stern Auditorium
Dive into a conversation about what current initiatives and leaders are contributing to the artistic ecosystem in Detroit today. Art critic and curator Taylor Aldridge, along with Cézanne Charles, Director of Creative Industries at Creative Many, Everard Findlay, global brand strategist, currently serving as Chief Innovation Officer for The Platform, the real estate entity that owns the Fisher Building in Detroit, Laura Mott, Curator of Contemporary Art and Design, and Gina Reichert, co-founder of Power House Productions, an artist-run neighborhood-based nonprofit in Detroit, will discuss the landscape of current efforts to center artists and communities within the larger context of economic viability in Detroit.
Friday, April 20, 6:30–8 p.m.