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artprize2014

Critical Discourse on Detroit: Design 99's neighborhood work as artists

by (Darlene Kaczmarczyk)

Submitted 10-01-2014 under OPINION

Mitch Cope of Design 99 speaks almost reverently of opening an envelope he found in the attic of 13208 Klinger Street in Detroit to discover two perfectly preserved pigeon wings. “The hair stood up on the back of my neck,” he recounts....

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ArtPrize partners with ART21 for increase in robust programming, critique

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 09-30-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

ArtPrize is partnering with ART21, a nonprofit organization which uses digital media to introduce millions of people to contemporary art and artists. ART21 has produced a Peabody Award-winning biennial television series, "Art in the Twenty-...

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Early hours: Outdoor venues provide art opportunities beyond official ArtPrize hours

by (Holly)

Submitted 09-30-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

There's just not enough time to see all the art: it's a common complaint during ArtPrize season. Whether it's due to a limited schedule or a desire to see more of the work, venturing out to outdoor venues on off hours can help solve this...

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October's First Friday event to feature ArtPrize venues

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 09-30-2014 under NONPROFITS

On the first Friday of every month, Grand Rapids residents and visitors are invited to the galleries, shops and eateries of the South Division corridor to check out new events and features. The month of October brings an electrifying feel to the...

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Public responds to Shortlist selections

by (GRTV)

Submitted 09-30-2014 under NONPROFITS

This video is a collection of responses to the Jurors' Shortlist selections on Monday, September 29.  Immediately following the program, two response stations were available for anyone to step in front of the camera and respond to anything...

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Shortlist reveals insight into juror selection process

by (Holly)

Submitted 09-30-2014 under NEWS

On Monday at 7 p.m., the category jurors for this year's ArtPrize competition revealed their top selections to the public in the ArtPrize HUB (41 Sheldon Avenue SE). The event, broadcast live on WOODTV 8 and at Rosa Parks Circle, included juror...

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ArtPrize 2014: How to register, vote, map routes, all from your phone

by (Marjorie Steele)

Submitted 09-29-2014 under NEWS

New to ArtPrize? Not sure how to go about voting? Here's a simple walkthrough to get you started. With an iOS device or Android, you can utilize the ArtPrize app for voting, creating lists and mapping out routes to see the art.  For those...

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ArtPrize Off The Beaten Path: The Harris Building

by (TSzakal)

Submitted 09-29-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Harris Building, which splits its unit between The Local Epicurean, flexible offices and event space, offers visitors handmade pasta, artisan chocolate and art with an emphasis on natural elements.   On most days, The Local Epicurean offers...

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"Roundabout2" rare live performance captured on film

by (FotoJosh)

Submitted 09-29-2014 under NEWS

The first time we saw this piece on display at Site:Lab for ArtPrize 2014 we were both attracted to everything about it: power, grace, restriction, aggression, dance - immediately our minds were ticking with ideas on how to film it in action....

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A toast to five years: The Rapidian celebrates its anniversary

by (HiteDesign)

Submitted 09-29-2014 under NEWS

The Rapidian celebrated its five-year anniversary on Tuesday, September 23, at the SiTE:LAB 2014 ArtPrize venue, The Morton GR. The evening brought in guests of all ages to celebrate the hyperlocal news source and its commitment to citizen...

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