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Scott Hocking

Specters of the Cass Corridor

Vince Carducci | Posted 08.13.2012 | Detroit
Vince Carducci

A new practice has emerged in Detroit that builds upon the tradition of Detroit-style expressionism. It seeks to imagine community through aesthetic means. I have termed this tendency the "art of the commons."

Do Expressionists Make Strange Bedfellows?

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 04.27.2012 | Detroit

Ménage is a French word that means household, but in the context of a new art show called "Ménage à Detroit," it might be better interpreted as int...

Scott Hocking's Garden of the Gods

Vince Carducci | Posted 06.12.2012 | Detroit
Vince Carducci

Scott Hocking's Garden of the Gods can be read as a dystopian reflection of the effects of spectacle society.

Beautiful in Their Resilience: Youth Voices of Detroit, Revealed

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 05.23.2012 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

I have long felt that our students have a somewhat different relationship to their city than children in other parts of the country, that they take Detroit as their muse and that the city actually becomes a character in their work.

Revealing Detroit Photographically

Vince Carducci | Posted 01.16.2012 | Detroit
Vince Carducci

2011-11-16-pullquote.jpgLocals know photography that revels in Detroit's devastation as "ruin porn." Scott Hocking embraces Detroit's decaying areas but does so with an eye toward a broader historical and philosophical view.