Text borrowed from principals Anya Sirota and Jean Louis Farges of Akoaki, who led the project.
"Imaging Detroit, equal parts international film festival and pop-up agora, aimed to spark a conversation about the many ways Detroit has been portrayed over the last decade. It staged public debate and open speculation on how representation contributes to our urban imagination. In assembling a varied collection of works and guests, Imaging Detroit revealed the possibility of an ephemeral urbanization: the 36-hour event transformed Perrien Park into a vibrant civic space, complete with screenings, conversations, exhibit, food, and leisure."
Christopher Reznich and James Chesnut were on the design/build team for MODCaR (the Metropolitan Observatory for Digital Culture and Representation).