ARTISTS WORKING WITH RUST-BELT
Photographic artist, has worked extensively on
NE issues. (A Pigeon Loft is for racing pigeons,
a traditional local working-class
Photographer, has done work on new Japanese and
of the North
A group of writers and artists starting work on
a CD project.
in the Ruhr region, is a large trail
architectural works often using disused
Eat Dog Films)
The Mother of All rust-belters. Made the film
Roger and Me, about job losses in Flint,
Michigan. What can I say ... brilliant, funny
and painful. Now on TV with Video
Another quirky film-maker, out of Pittsburgh.
Made possibly the only musical ever about
Braddock (see my
Photos from the Torch Bar, Flint. One of the
few American bars that I've liked. I liked Val
Group of good installation/web
Tyree Guyton is an 'outsider' artist who does
amazing huge installations with junk in some of
Detroit's many empty buildings.
technoboys from Pittsburgh with a sense of
humour/society. See the remote petting zoo, and
telematics work with prison inmates in Newcastle
Pittsburgh. Art/Ecological project concerned
with reclaiming land post-heavy -industry. Good
links to other such projects.
formerly(?) of Pittsburgh. I heard Steve Kurtz
of CAE say at a conference that as multinational
companies could now simply move around the world
is response to resistance, then the only valid
activism had to be telematics-based. Interesting
- but not sure I agree.
House Project in
Houston reclaims abandoned houses for uses
including the artistic.
linked here because her students at Uni of Texas
have in the past done artwork about Border
(US/Mexico) issues including
Landscape photographer, Pittsburgh.
the Debate on
from Time magazine.
organisation/charity involving training,
childcare, some art projects etc.
and Community Research at Sheffield Hallam
GALLERIES AND ORGANISATIONS:
Arts Region galleries/arts listings
Tyne area: Museums what's on
Art events. Detroit.
Detroit Institute of
gallery (with Diego Rivera murals).
Detroit art college.
Flint Arts Council
Foundation of Michigan
Mellon School of Art
Andy Warhol Museum