"Intersections" artist explores layers of meaning in prize-winning piece

by (Holly)

Submitted 10-13-2014 under OPINION

Not many in our community were surprised that Anila Quayyum Agha’s work “Intersections” won this year. We knew it, as soon as we walked into the room where her installation hung.  But Agha wouldn’t let herself go there...

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ArtPrize 2014 Awards: Anila Quayyum Agha wins hearts of jurors, public

by (Ana Olvera)

Submitted 10-11-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The point of ArtPrize is to get people talking and thinking about art, and it did. Todd Herring, ArtPrize director of marketing and communications, started the awards ceremony with a slow-jam performance about the “tension”-filled...

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ArtPrize awards celebration planned for Rosa Parks Circle

by (Holly)

Submitted 10-07-2014 under NEWS

This year's Awards Ceremony for ArtPrize will be at the Civic Theatre, a smaller venue than past years. Because of limited seating going to artists, venues and others involved in the event, another celebration, open to everyone, is planned at...

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ArtPrize voting heads into Round 2 with 20 public vote finalists

by (Holly)

Submitted 10-05-2014 under NEWS

As the public and juried voting tracks run parallel this year, Round 2 of public voting has shifted significantly as well. Now that the top 20 works (five for each category of 2-D, 3-D, Installation and Time-Based) have been revealed, it's time...

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Disability is not a struggle: Panel discusses intersections between art, disability, bodies

by (tbalx)

Submitted 10-05-2014 under OPINION

“Disability is not a brave struggle or ‘courage’ in the face of adversity. Disability is an art. It is an ingenious way to live.” -Neil Marcus   Ingenious conveys a mild description for the three presenters of last night...

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Public responds to discussion of art, tech, new platforms for design incubators

by (GRTV)

Submitted 10-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Friday night's Critical Discourse panel discussed the intersections between art and technology, growth of intersected art practice and the differences between earning profit and building a sustainable practice.  This video is a collection of...

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Why time based art takes time: Categorical distinctions of criteria for ArtPrize 2014

by (Micah Silver)

Submitted 10-03-2014 under OPINION

We talk about activities as if some of them take time and others don’t, yet we know that we experience everything as having a duration, whether we savor and put it to memory or not. Whether we are dreaming and time is of a different form,...

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Open voting for all ArtPrize entries in "Round One" ends Saturday

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 10-02-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Round 1 voting for ArtPrize 2014 ends on Saturday, October 4 at 11:59 p.m. If visitors want to see their favorites in the Final 20, now’s the time to vote, as there are only two days left in the competition. “The margin of votes between...

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Critical Discourse on Detroit: Design 99's neighborhood work as artists

by (Darlene Kaczmarczyk)

Submitted 10-01-2014 under OPINION

Mitch Cope of Design 99 speaks almost reverently of opening an envelope he found in the attic of 13208 Klinger Street in Detroit to discover two perfectly preserved pigeon wings. “The hair stood up on the back of my neck,” he recounts....

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Shortlist reveals insight into juror selection process

by (Holly)

Submitted 09-30-2014 under NEWS

On Monday at 7 p.m., the category jurors for this year's ArtPrize competition revealed their top selections to the public in the ArtPrize HUB (41 Sheldon Avenue SE). The event, broadcast live on WOODTV 8 and at Rosa Parks Circle, included juror...

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