Posts tagged: Detroit
Page from Sword of My Mouth. Art by Shannon Gerrard. Story by Jim Munroe. It’s one of the Cultural Gutter’s perks for our indiegogo campaign! Help us continue paying writers for their work and get a sweet graphic novel: http://www.indiegogo.com/gutteragogo
More from Sword Of My Mouth via Boing Boing’s review of the graphic novel about a dystopia, post-Rapture Detroit.
Jim Munroe and Shannon Gerrard donated copies of Sword Of My Mouth as a perk for Gutter-A-Go-Go, the fundraiser to keep the Cultural Gutter online. To find out more about our fundraiser, go here.
Shannon Gerrard draws Detroit in a panel from Sword of My Mouth, her collaboration with writer Jim Munroe. Jim’s also a Gutter co-founding editor and Sword of My Mouth is one of the perks we’re offering as part of our Gutter-A-Go-Go fundraiser to keep the Cultural Gutter online.
(even fuller disclosure, Carol was an editor on this book)
Detroit-based photographer Dennis Maitland has conceived of a new way to see the city, turning the experience of the skyscraper up on its head. In a series called “Life on the Edge,” Maitland climbs atop some of the highest perches in his hometown, dangles his feet precariously over the edge, focuses his lens downwards, and snaps a photo that is sure to induce perspiration. Maitland not only documents his personal overcoming of a fear of heights, but he captures views of Detroit that elevate city streets from their quotidian designation and paint a new image of our built environment. See more.
[Image: Dennis Maitland]
Detroit Needs Robocop. Poster by Michael Hanlon. Click through image for the Build A Robocop Statue In Detroit facebook page.
The Diego M. Rivera Courtyard at the Detroit Institute of Art. Click through the picture to see more images.
The time has come and the citizens of Detroit, the Metro-Detroit Area and the World know it. The time has come to build a statue of Robocop in Detroit. Mayor David Bing has rejected the suggestion via Twitter. But the internet knows all that means is we need a petition. Go here to show your support for bringing Detroit’s greatest star—bigger than Doctor Detroit, bigger than Eminem—home.
Show Detroit and Mayor Bing that you care.