Saturday, June 9th 3-5pm Join us on Saturday, June 9 for a walk into a precarious wetland on the brink of development for an intimate engagement with soil and clay. This two-part workshop will include an examination of soil profiles for evidence of hydric characteristics (a prerequisite for the state’s preservation of wetland sites). The … Continue reading Explorations in a mirrored horizon: a local clay workshop
The landfills became swollen with an unknown substance and the earth continued to rebound from the last ice age, resulting in the surprising emergence of rolling hills covered with weedy turf grass, burdock and Queen Anne's lace. The roads and parking lots fractured and crumbled like the crust atop a creme brulee. The homogenous strip … Continue reading Possible Futures
Traffic Chorus: Timothy Boscarino, Emmy Bright, Stephanie Brown, Robert Fitzgerald, Brynn Higgins-Stirrup, Kim Couchot, Masimba Hwati, Osman Kahn, Megan Major, Joe Mason, Liz Mason, Anne Elizabeth Moore, Brenna K. Murphy, Jule Osten, Bridget Quinn, Rowan Renee, Mayela Rodriguez, Sherri Smith, Zeb Smith, Julia Solis, Moneé Stamp, Nick Tobier, Gregory Tom, Trevis True Limited Edition Flexi Discs … Continue reading The Resonant Underbelly
The Dwellings of Others: Walk around the block, looking for the shelters of non-human residents. Record what you see in words or images. A result: Banjo decided to play too! After much internal debate, I decided not to try and retrieve the DOLLAR that was in the hole! It took a lot of … Continue reading Instructions for Walking
Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 at Noon Meet at the Warren Community Center Join local artist & researcher Bridget Quinn for a walk in urban nature! Bring water, a camera or sketchbook and an open mind. Don’t forget to wear comfortable shoes that can get dirty! Meet us on the walking path by the playscape at … Continue reading Explore the Red Run!
The George W. Kuhn Retention Treatment Basin, previously known as the "12 town drain" is the site of huge combined sewer discharges (when partially treated sewage and fully treated sewage are mixed and discharged during big rain events). Willi G Gutmann's Red Run WordPress site is the single most comprehensive source of information about the Red Run, Check out … Continue reading “12 Town Drain”
Join us for the second edition of the Traffic Chorus, a site-specific amateur choir! Our next adventure will include a simple meal, exploring a creek that meanders through the grid of streets, and making sounds within a resonant space deep in the belly of suburbia. Come as you are, you already have the skills you … Continue reading The Resonant Underbelly of Suburbia
Saturday February 11th, 12:30 PM - 2:30PM Detroit Institute of Arts (Kresge Court) Are your socks developing unwanted ventilation holes? Join me for a celebration of the ancient art of sock darning. Meet me in Kresge Court (Inside the DIA) for a sock repair workshop, a snack and conversation. Bring with you: a pair of … Continue reading The Forgotten Art of Sock Darning