Jux in Detroit: A conversation with Ben Wolf

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 01, 2010
Our Detroit correspondent, Jason Jaworksi, sat down with Ben Wolf as the Juxtapoz x Power House Productions artist residency is wrapping up. Wolf has been constructing sculptures out of the remnants of forgotten homes and places, working constantly, from day to night- painting, building and creating a work that attaches itself to the once abandoned space on Moran Street.

Live in Detroit: A Journal from Jux' Detroit Project

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 29, 2010
Jason Jaworski continues his reporting from Detroit on our 15th Anniversary project with Power House Productions. We just showed you Jason's conversation with Richard Colman, and now we catch a journal entry of some of the action happening in the neighborhood.

Live in Detroit: A Journal from Jux' Detroit Project

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 29, 2010
Jason Jaworski continues his reporting from Detroit on our 15th Anniversary project with Power House Productions. We just showed you Jason's conversation with Richard Colman, and now we catch a journal entry of some of the action happening in the neighborhood.

Live in Detroit: A Conversation with Richard Colman

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 29, 2010
Jason Jaworski spent the last two weeks in Detroit reporting on our post-15th Anniversary project with Power House Productions. He had a chance to speak with painter Richard Colman, one of the six artists in the neighborhood painting and reimagining the homes we bought with Power House.

Ben Wolf in Detroit: Salvages from Abandoned Spaces for Sculpture

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 26, 2010
“Looking up, the rain continued to fall, and the light came through the gauze of clouds seemingly cotton in formation, color and texture. There are about as many dormers in the back lot here as there are fingers on your hand- these fingers eventually to be folded over into the palm of a sculpture that Ben Wolf is constructing.”   Read More...  

From Detroit: A Conversation With Saelee Oh

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 26, 2010
“In her time here, Saelee Oh has constructed a miniature model of a neighborhood out of wood, found objects and scrapped items,” writes Jason Jaworski on-site from our current project in Detroit. In an exclusive interview with Saelee, she says, “Honestly, I haven't had this much fun making art in a long time. It's been refreshing...”   Read More...  

Monica Canilao: Repurposing Forgotten Fragments

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 25, 2010
‘One man’s trash is another man’s treasure’ is a phrase Monica Canilao (Juxtapoz #93) fully embodies. The artist is doing things with found ‘junk’ for our housing project in Detroit that you couldn’t imagine.   Read More...  

Just Out: 'Infinite Path' Laser Cut Print by Saelee Oh

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 25, 2010
You’re lucky we’re telling you about this just as they became available, because they are limited to only 30. We’re talking about Saelee Oh’s new Infinite Path laser cut print.

Retna x Richard Colman Bro Down in their First-Ever Collab Piece While in Detroit

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 25, 2010
We caught up with Retna and Richard Colman as they worked on their pieces for our Detroit x Power House Productions project. Now take a work at the rapid progress the pair made in their first-ever collaborative piece.Read More...  

Freedom in Detroit with Swoon X Ben Wolf x Retna x Richard Colman x Monica Canilao

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 25, 2010
There is a never-ending sense of freedom and a blank state to the surface of things here, as if every moment were malleable and able to be formed with whatever ideas or art you have to work with.   Read More...  
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