Detroit novelist and arts writer Lynn Crawford talks about visual art, Detroit, families, fashion, and food. Lynn is the author of Shankus & Kitto A Saga,Solow, Blow, Fortification Resort (a selection of art related sestinas) and the novels Simply SeparatePeople and Simply Separate People Two. She is a Kresge Literary Arts Fellow and a 2016 Rauschenberg Writing Fellow.
Artist and activist Shanna Merola discusses her latest work We All Live Downwind. We talk about collage, art as activism, documentary photography, and research walls. We also talk about her work with the National Lawyers Guild and Know Your Rights workshops.
Detroit’s own Tyree Guyton talks about his current exhibits at UMMA The Art of Tyree Guyton: A Thirty-Year Journey and What Time Is It? Tyree Guyton, New Work at the GalleryDAAS. We talk about his amazing Heidelberg Project, grandfather Sam Mackey, magic and vision. And polka dots.
Phoebe Gloekner reads from The Diary of a Teenage Girl: an account in words and pictures published by North Atlantic Books. We talk about drawing as a kid to a medical illustrator, Crumb and comics, a child’s life, and installations.