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CODA MOTOR CITY

CREATIVE CATALYST: DETROIT AND THE ABANDONED PACKARD PLANT

Kelly Parker, 2004 (16min)

Sharad Kant Patel, 2012 (9min)

In the car manufacturing city Detroit, there is only a vestige of a public transport system. The 22 percent of all households that own no car are practically immobile, physically and socially trapped.

Artist perspective on decay vs creation within Detroit.

DETROIT BIKE CITY

DETROIT EXPLORERS FOR NEWSWEEK

Alex Gallegos, 2011(14min)

Stephen McGee, 2012 (6min))

“There’s not many things better than riding a bike in life,” says the owner of Corktown Cycles in this short doc offering a fresh new vision of downtown from a two-wheeled perspective. Gas prices, health concerns and just plain fun are covered as compelling reasons for bicycling by, among others, members of the East Side Riders bike club and participants in a Critical Mass group ride event. ..[A]captivating collage by Detroit filmmaker Alex Gallegos. Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press

Artists and historians explore and photograph Detroit’s abandoned buildings in hopes of protecting them from the wrecking ball. Accompanying article: http://www.thedailybeast.com/ newsweek/2010/09/08/urban-explorers-makethe-city-a-playground.html

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Imaging Detroit Program  
Imaging Detroit Program  

The IMAGING DETROIT program guide/ project catalogue. Between September 21st and 22nd, 2012 the Metropolitan Observatory for Digital Cultur...