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Alise Alousi

Sharing the stories of recent Iraqi women refugees in Detroit by pairing them with Iraqi artists and writers to develop a series of photo essays about their lives

Anders Ruhwald

Turning a Detroit apartment into an art installation and community space that embraces fire’s transformative qualities, with everything inside made of charred wood, steel, molten glass and black ceramics

Artist-in-residency program

Increasing the public’s understanding of Arab and Arab-American culture through an artist-in-residence program that engages the community and serves as an incubator for new works

Assemble Sound

Exploring the breadth of music talent in the city by pairing local musicians across genres and generations to write, produce and record albums together

Bangla School of Music

Celebrating Bengali culture with a bilingual songbook and CD featuring the works of Nobel Prize-winning poet Rabindranath Tagore, set to the work of Detroit composer Akram Hussain and reflecting on the immigrant experience of Bengali-Americans in the Motor City

Burnside Farm Detroit

Bringing together art and urban farming by expanding to year-round a series of art installations, performances and community dinners at the farm in a new community space

CAVE Detroit

Helping artists create more ambitious projects by providing financial support for emerging artists exhibiting at this artist-run project space

Carrie Morris Arts Production

Composing new narratives for Detroit by staging an Outdoor Puppet Spectacle Series featuring larger-than-life performing objects that use the city as their backdrop

Cedric Tai

Exploring life in two post-industrial cities by pairing artists from Detroit and Glasgow, Scotland, to collaborate on curated exhibitions

Chace Morris

Using poetry and hip-hop to examine the relationship between citizen and city within the context of “RoboCop,” the science fiction film set in Detroit with parallels to life today

Cobo Center

Inspiring the city by programming Cobo’s large exterior screen with digital art from local and national artists

Complex Movements

Bringing the interactive performance installation, “Beware of the Dandelions,” which toured nationally with stories of Detroit’s social justice movements, back home so Detroiters can experience the stories of other cities it visited

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