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Mannequin Forest: A Cyborg Menagerie

Kristine Diven and Micho Detronik of District VII explain the interactive elements of their art installation at Maker Faire Detroit 2011. Art and electronics collide in a project which explores surveillance and humanity. Read more »

Context Furniture: Bryce Moore (video)

Bryce Moore talks to us about furniture, commodification, and democratic design from his shop in the nearly abandoned basement of Northland Mall in Detroit. We also learn about how his ShopBot and automation make custom, high-end design possible, even in a fluctuating economy. Read more »

Strait Power: Anthony Reale (video)

Downriver Detroit native Anthony Reale shows us around the Downriver area, which is a major source of inspiration for his art and engineering projects. His most recent endeavor is an innovative hydrokinetic turbine system called Strait Power, which looks towards a brighter, and greener, future for Detroit. Read more »