Detroit In Photos, Poetry And Prose

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Detroit In Photos, Poetry And Prose
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Pages Bookshop welcomes back Gordon and John Rowan to talk about the beautiful photography and stories within their Detroit Is: An Essay in Photography. They will be joined by Detroit writers and poets Lynn Crawford, Bill Harris and ML Liebler as they discuss the honest Detroit.

About the book:
Detroit Is offers a very personal depiction of an often misrepresented and maligned place. It presents multiple, diverse, contrasting aspects of the complex city. J. Gordon Rodwan's photographs show sides of the city that many people - residents and non residents alike - often miss rather than reproducing images already widely seen. They don't ignore the dilapidated parts of the city, but they don't fetishise those elements either. Instead, Rodwan juxtaposes them with images capturing efforts to cultivate and sustain creativity and vibrancy in place where too many expect to see only relics or despair. Neither 'ruin porn' nor an equally distorted boosterish presentation of only the positive, Detroit Is offers a highly individual look at what it's like to live in Detroit. Complementing the photographs are an introductory essay and poems by the photographer's son, John G. Rodwan, Jr.
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By: Pages Bookshop