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The Change We Want To See (group show)
Detroit Artists Market, September 11 - October 17, 2015
Curated by Jeff Cancelosi
An unprecedented 62,000 properties were flagged for foreclosure in Detroit in 2015. Subsequently some 35,000+ homeowners secured their property through payment plans with the county. Nonetheless the number of homes in the 2015 Wayne County Tax Foreclosure Auction make it the largest auction of its kind to date.
The media blitz celebrating cheap housing and opportunity in Detroit following the financial crisis has willfully ignored the human cost of such conditions and ushered in a new era of class and race division in the city.
“Tax Auction” seeks to raise questions about economic sustainability in a city struggling to heal
A collaboration with Jon Winet.