In succinct stories, John Carlisle captures the characters of Detroit in affecting ways. He tells important stories about the often forgotten.
That's the problem with photographs, paintings and videos about the abandoned buildings in Detroit. They're obvious. So when an artist comes along and brings a fresh viewpoint, it can really tilt your perspective.
This past year brought us great art exhibits, theatre, and music -- if you were in Detroit and could not find something to do, you had your eyes shut!