Category Archives: Art Experience

Posts in this category are all about a spring 2011 photo and sculpture exhibit at West Shore Community College. The exhibit focused on the city of Detroit, Michigan.

Sensing


Going to the art gallery right after meditating for 15 minutes was really interesting. The thing I really noticed was how enhanced my senses were, mainly my hearing and smell which I don’t really notice or pay attention to usually … Continue reading

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Floor of Dreams


How the whole room sounded. . . .  The shirring, motorized mechanics, music boxes  complemented by the gentler, lovely tumbling sounds of wooden blocks–and suddenly kindergarten comes back into me, these wooden cruelties of building with imagination, dream-building, only to … Continue reading

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I Blame My Brother


I understand how this exercise is beneficial but I honestly didn’t like it. I’m not in a mood to really look at art. I liked it and all, I just didn’t care about anything but how cold my feet have … Continue reading

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Emptiness


emptiness is the first word that comes to mind when i saw the exhibit. detroit is emptying, and so where all of the photographs. instantly, i felt a sense of isolation – almost depressing. i realized that i could relate … Continue reading

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A Little Rain


I know this place. It’s wierd because I was there for new years and now I am here, at Westshore, and now Detroit is too. Spooky. What does Detroit want to tell me? I spent the bulk of my grade … Continue reading

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Detroit. Pictures. Germany.


Goodbye, my love, goodbye to the school, die Kirche, the place where we used to play. Auf Wiedersehen to the generations to the night life, to all that once was. Whose idea was it to take away a school, the … Continue reading

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The Grey Day


(I started at the back of the room and moved forward) The first image of the ghost stirs fresh in my mind and repulses me. I can’t help but feel that that person meant something to someone once. The images … Continue reading

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What Happened to Detroit?


Room was cool which made me cold and was a bit distracting photos of places in Detroit were sad better days gone by and were the some of the same pictures I had seen at Blu Moon hard to believe that Detroit has lost its … Continue reading

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The Waltz – First Writings


Chessboard, cold, stringent- I fell into the midst of the mist New wood in old dust – Ghosts dance and twirl in the eddy of the tide Ballroom ants hide behind heaps of rubbish- mounds upon mounds of cascading discarded … Continue reading

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The “Big” Destroying Us


The smooth flooring, cold air, stale air filled with the scent of fresh paint. Music plays closely but also from a distance. Abandonment. Error. Small wooden pieces showing an eerie idea of chess. Chess, what an odd game, is it … Continue reading

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