DETROIT: A BROOKLYN CASE STUDY opened Thursday, July 14 with an opening reception from 5:00 – 7:00 PM. The opening featured a live performance by the Street Poet Society, produced and costumed by Brooklyn artist Brent Birnbaum. The exhibit remains on view through August 26, 2011.
Ellen Donnelly’s and David Karle’s LIGHT UP! installation, visible above (behind the performers) at Marygrove gallery, is being installed at the SUPERFRONT Detroit 25 Inch plot, located at 13949 Evergreen Road. The ribbon cutting for this solar powered urban street fixture occurs on Evergreen Rd Saturday July 16 at 4 PM, with after party at Imagination Station, 5 – 6 PM.
Pictured above: Erin McDonald (Marygrove), Rose DeSloover (Marygrove), with Street Poet Society artists Olando Jones, Mario Pye, David Palmer, Markita Beckham, Ciarah Lee with curators Mitch McEwen, Chloe Bass, and artist Brent Birnbaum.