AGW’s Border Cultures: Part One (homes, land) Exhibition Wins OAAG Award

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Earlier this year, we were part of an exhibition at the Art Gallery of Windsor called Border Cultures: Part One (homes, land). This exhibition, curated by Srimoyee Mitra (Curator of Contemporary Art at the Art Gallery of Windsor) and featuring works from an international roster of artists, also featured a project we made called Together […]

Book Launch: The Unreal Estate Guide to Detroit


Book Launch: The Unreal Estate Guide to Detroit FRIDAY MARCH 15, 7:30 PM Broken City Lab’s Civic Space, 411 Pelisser Street, Windsor Please join us for the Canadian book launch of Andrew Herscher’s Unreal Estate Guide to Detroit at Broken City Lab’s Civic Space. Rather than seeing Detroit as an urban problem that needs to be solved, […]

Join us on March 16 for ‘Tell: Detroit’ at the Detroit Mercantile Co.


In poker, a “tell” is a change in a player’s behavior that gives clues about their assessment of the situation. In the city of Detroit, such clues from residents about the deal they have been dealt are often ignored and misrepresented. Tell: Detroit brings together a group of documentary film makers and Detroit residents to create a […]

March 15th: Undocumented: A workshop for those without papers in Windsor and Detroit


Undocumented: A workshop for those without papers in Windsor and Detroit FRIDAY MARCH 15: 3 – 5 PM Art Gallery of Windsor, Border Bookmobile Public Archive and Reading Room, Gallery C, 2nd floor While it is often presumed that the Windsor-Detroit border is relatively easy to cross, many residents have been unable to visit their […]

Diversions: Detroit-Windsor Conversations on Borders, Traffic and Circulation


AGW Symposium March 8-9 Diversions: Detroit-Windsor Conversations on Borders, Traffic and Circulation Windsor’s urban character has been closely tied to Detroit’s rise and fall. This symposium seeks to change the conversation about borders in the Windsor-Detroit region through inviting prominent artists and researchers to consider the obstacles and mobilities that have emerged in this urban locale. […]

Border Cultures: Part One (homes, land)


With artists Broken City Lab (Canada), Campus in Camps (Palestine), Iftikhar and Elizabeth Dadi (Pakistan/USA), Willie Doherty (Ireland), Marcos Ramirez Erre(Mexico/USA), Sanaz Mazinani (Canada), Christopher McNamara (Canada/USA), Dylan Miner (USA/Canada), Ed Pien (Canada), Leila Sujir/Maria Lantin (Canada) Border Cultures is a three-part annual exhibition that brings together regional, national and international artists to examine the complex and shifting notions of national boundaries. It is an exhibition-in-progress, conceptualized as a research-based platform for artists and cultural producers […]

1W3KND RESIDENCY: Irene Chin & Megan Marin


Coming in on Mondays after a 1W3KND residency is pretty much the best way to start the week. Above, a beautiful little booklet created by Irene Chin and Megan Marin. It looks at a number of projects that at a range of tactics and actions: Echo, Rhythm, and volume. Can’t wait to see where this […]

More Laser Cuts ordered

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We’ve played with Ponoko before, laser cutting some acrylic for a mould, and the results were great. We’re now sending off another couple of files for an upcoming project. We’ll be cutting on mirrored acrylic .. and … aluminum. Ordered and locked! Should arrived in a few weeks.  

Cross-plotted: Detroit to Windsor Exhibition Opens November 9th


Cross-plotted: Detroit to Windsor is an exhibition by a group of Master of Architecture students at the University of Michigan. The group is formulated around a research practice that investigates the unfolding circumstances of the city through full-scale-work: making is used as a means to reveal, critique, and alter the realities of our urban settings. […]

Upcoming HRG Talk: GINA REICHERT & MITCH COPE of Detroit’s Powerhouse Productions

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The University of Windsor’s Humanities Research Group 2012-2013 DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS SERIES presents GINA REICHERT & MITCH COPE of Power House Productions / Design 99. “Too Much of a Good Thing” Mitch and Gina will discuss work initiated in their Detroit neighborhood over the past six years as visual artists (Design 99) and as facilitators and collaborators (Power House […]

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