Detroit Research
/On Sound

Volume 3

On Sound

Michael Stone-Richards

1/ On Sound

Close your Eyes

Juliana Huxtable


John Cage


Michael Gira

The Casting Agent

Pieter Schoolwerth

On Suzy Poling

Sharsten Plenge
Interview July 3, 2018
With Suzy Poling, Adam Lee Miller & Nicola Kuperus

Lun*na Menoh

Tosh Berman

The Aesthetics of Time

Color Change: Experiencing Light as Physical Presence
On Bryan Eno

/Dossier on Detroit 1967: Soundings

Sound Works

Sadie Woods
Sterling Toles
Reuben Telushkin

If Not Now, When?

Ish Ishmael

Picturing Us

Jeff Cancelosi

Dinner Music

Amy Kaherl

Further Soundings

Bree Gant
Elysia Vandenbusche
Jon Brumit
Chris Fachini

John Cage: How to Get Started, 1989-

Michael Stone-Richards

The Sound of Detroit

William Bunge

Critical Bunge:

Reviewing history of a radical geographer’s legacy in Detroit
Alex B. Hill

Hand Conversations

Laura Gibson

2 /Social Engagement

Another City

Francesca Berardi

Externalize, Extract, Co-opt, Repeat

Kate Levy, Shanna Merola, and Halima Cassells

Shakespeare in Prison

Frannie Shepherd-Bates

Poems from the Poetry Writing Workshop at Women’s Huron Valley Prison

Drawing Detroit

Alex B. Hill

3 /Artist Research

The Art of Trespassing

Bridget Frances Quinn

Through: the Fold the Shatter

Charisse Pearlina Weston

Kylie Lockwood

Becoming a Sculpture

Addie Langford on the work of Kylie Lockwood

Reading DICTEE in 2018

Reese Williams

/Art & Pedagogy in Critical Practice

Not to cut her into a hundred pieces: A Conversation in Critical Theory

Monique Homan, Molly McLaughlin, and Anisa Rakaj

Proposal for Redefining Art School

Caleb Gess, Christopher Holdstock, and Brendan Roarty

(Non)Ideal Pedagogy

Alexander Knepley

On the Design of an Art School

Gabriella Fossano

Art, Contemplation, and Pedagogy

Molly Beauregard

Painting as Document: Reflections on Critical Practice

Grant Czuj

Aporetic Propositions on Citizen, Artist,
and Participation, or, The Claim of Design

Michael Stone-Richards

Etymology: Speculative Design Research on the Power of Language within Shifting Generational Contexts

Madie Graham & Sam Pickett



4 /Essays in Research

Ray Johnspn's History of the Detroit Art World

Ellen Levy

Dancing in the Fray: Nick Cave’s Sonorous Bodies in Detroit (or, The Choreopolitics of Walking Down the Middle of the Street)

Biba Bell

Black Labor: Notes on Work in the Black Avant-Garde

Michael Stone-Richards

5 /Addie Langford

Drifts of Time: New Paintings by Addie

George Tyshy

Rumination in Seven Parts: Of The Gray Series

Biba Bell

A Spring Offensive

Dennis Nawrocki

Working Notes: on Tuttle, Rouan, Hantaï, Salcedo, and Binion

Addie Langford

6 /In Review

53 North

James Boyle


Greg Fadell

Detroit and Vassar:
Intersections of Contemporary Imagination

Matteusz Kasprowicz

Beautiful Instruments: Observations on the Special Exhibition at the Busan Museum of Art, South Korea

Dionne Smith-Jackson

The Color Line: Les Artistes Africains-Américains et la Ségrégation,
Paris, Quai Branly, 04 October 2016 – 15 January 2017

Felicity Stone-Richards

7 /Envoi

Envoi - Brief Readings, or, thinking through new times

Michael Stone-Richards