Tag Archives: Detroit

DRI HIEV: where industrial post-punk meets Cabaret

This article is part of an occasional series on Writing about Images Prior to photographing the gig at The Palomino last night, all I knew about the music of DRI HIEV was what I had read in the Sled Island … Continue reading

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16 pics from ’16: NixonsCan top #photos from 2016

As another year is about to close it gives me the opportunity to post a selection of photos from the past 12 months. As with the previous three years, I have collected a set that recognizes the number of the passing … Continue reading

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Composite images of the Spirit of Detroit

Marshall Fredericks One of the most prolific sculptors of the twentieth century, Marshall Fredericks (1908-1998), is recognized for his large-scale figures, public monuments and fountains in more than 150 locations in the USA and other countries including Denmark, England, Finland, Japan, Norway … Continue reading

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15 pics from ’15: NixonsCan top #photos from 2015

As the year 2015 approaches its final hours, I selected 15 photos from my portfolio across the past twelve months. The featured images come from Canada, USA, and Peru. You can view here with comments and links to some of my … Continue reading

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Driving fuel and energy efficiency records in Detroit: Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2015

Detroit has been associated with the automotive industry for over 100 years. Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, Packard, Cadillac, Dodge and Studebaker are some of the car company names that dominated American, and other, roads for decades. Henry Ford rolled off … Continue reading

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Lincoln Street Art Park: exploring the meeting point of the natural and urban worlds in Detroit

Frank the Dino watches over a small urban art park on Lincoln Street in Detroit. His roots go back, not into fossils but to a range of plastics eventually derived from those fossils- and metals- all found and recycled products that … Continue reading

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Urban art in the #Detroit Grand River Creative Corridor

Grand River Creative Corridor (#GRCC) is an art corridor and neighbourhood revitalization project concentrated on Grand River Avenue between Rosa Parks Boulevard and Warren Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. It hosts a number of commissioned urban art works painted on buildings and walls, … Continue reading

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