Detroit: The Dream Is Now Book Signing And Panel Discussion

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N'Namdi Center For Contemporary Art says
Book Signing and Panel Discussion with photographer Michel Arnaud and special guests

Wednesday, April 26
6:00 - 8:00 PM

@ The N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art
52 E. Forest Ave. Detroit, MI 48201

Pre-register online at Eventbrite.com: https://detroitthedreamisnow.eventbrite.com
Reserve your copy of "Detroit: The Dream Is Now" ($40.00 value), includes taxes & fees, admission donation, 1 drink ticket - $50.00
Admission: Suggested donation - $10.00
Cash bar

"Detroit: The Dream Is Now" can be purchased at the event, but copies are limited - $40.00 + tax

The panel, lead by Michel Arnaud and George N'Namdi, includes these special guests featured in "Detroit: The Dream Is Now":
Allie McGhee
Lynn Crawford
Sebastian Jackson

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About the Book
DETROIT: THE DREAM IS NOW (Abrams; April 11, 2017; U.S. $40.00; Hardcover), by internationally recognized photographer Michel Arnaud, is the first visual book to focus on Detroit’s rebuilding and resurgence. In recent years, much of the focus on Detroit has been on ruin porn—images of shuttered, empty buildings, the emblems of Detroit’s financial and physical decline. In contrast, Arnaud aims his lens at the emergent creative enterprises and new developments taking hold in the still-vibrant city.

Each section depicts the flourishing art, food, and design scenes alongside the city’s historic architecture and neighborhoods—all accompanied by interviews and portraits of resident entrepreneurs, artists, and makers. Essays by local insiders Matthew Clayson, Jennifer A. Conlin, Sarah F. Cox, and Lynn Crawford offer perspectives on the dynamic changes taking place.

Arnaud visited Detroit nonstop for three years to document this compelling story of an American city in flux and the astonishing resilience of its citizens. A powerful antidote to misconceptions about the burgeoning metropolis, Detroit: The Dream Is Now documents the city’s rebuilding and resurgence by exploring its rich industrial past while giving voice to the dynamic communities that will make up its future.

About the Author
MICHEL ARNAUD is an internationally recognized photographer whose work has appeared in such publications as Vogue, Architectural Digest, Harper’s Bazaar, and House & Garden. He is the principal photographer for more than twenty design and lifestyle books, including Design Brooklyn: Renovation, Restoration, Innovation, Industry (Abrams, 2013). He lives in New York City.
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