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Detroit: A Brooklyn Case Study opens at Marygrove College July 14th

Category : Detroit Jul 6th, 2011

SUPERFRONT is proud to announce that DETROIT: A BROOKLYN CASE STUDY opens at Marygrove College Thursday July 14 with performance by the local Street Poet Society.

(photos by Philip Dembinski and graphic design by Do Not Bend, inc)

(photos by Philip Dembinski and graphic design by Do Not Bend, inc)

DETROIT: A BROOKLYN CASE STUDY | July 14 – August 26, 2011 | 8425 W. McNichols Rd., Detroit, MI 4822

The exhibit includes works by: 596 acres, Chloë Bass, Dana Bell, Brent Birnbaum, Berenika Boberska, Brennan Buck, Lynn Cazabon, Sara Conde, Philip Dembinski, Jill Desimini, David Freeland, Aaron Jones, David Karle, Erin Kasimow, Amanda Matles, Juan Alberto Negroni, Paper Tiger TV, Kaleena Quinn, Whitney Sage, Jon Stevens, Anusha Venkataraman, Margi Weir, Audra Wolowiec, and a performance by the Street Poet Society.

Within this exhibit across art, architecture, and urban documentary, SUPERFRONT also presents the 25 Inch RFP (Request for Proposals) – results from an international call to develop new construction at SUPERFRONT’s micro property in Detroit. Last fall SUPERFRONT invited artists and architects to propose a buildable project for 25 square inches of Detroit, located at 13949 Evergreen Rd, Detroit, Michigan, purchased in partnership with LOVELAND micro real estate. The winning entry, LIGHT UP! by Ellen E. Donnelly and David Karle, will be exhibited for the opening night only, before being installed at Everygreen Rd.

DETROIT: A BROOKLYN CASE STUDY opens July 14, with a reception from 5:00 – 7:30 PM. The opening reception features a performance produced by Brooklyn artist Brent Birnbaum in collaboration with local performers the Street Poet Society. Costumed by Birnbaum, the Street Poet Society artists will perform for fifteen minutes between 6:00 and 6:30pm. The exhibit will remain on view through August 26, 2011.

SUPERFRONT is a not-for-profit space for architectural experimentation and creative interdisciplinary exchange. Open in Brooklyn since January 2008, SUPERFRONT opened an additional satellite gallery at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles in the summer of 2009.

Founded by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) in 1905, Marygrove College is an independent liberal arts college and a Catholic institution of higher learning committed to developing leaders for the new global society. The main campus is situated on 53 wooded acres in northwest Detroit.

8425 W. McNichols Rd., Detroit, MI 48221