DLECTRICITY is Detroit’s nighttime festival of art + light that featured over 35 world-renowned and emerging artists whose cutting-edge works of art illuminated Midtown Detroit in 2014, from the Detroit Institute of Arts down to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. This two-night “Nuit Blanche” festival was scheduled for Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27 in Midtown Detroit from 7:00 p.m. to midnight. Saturday night also featured the DLECTRICITY Light Bike Parade where thousands of cyclists biked a 4-mile route through Midtown Detroit, adding extra light and energy to the streets. Weekend programming also included artist talks and performances. DLECTRICITY is produced by Midtown Detroit, Inc. and is free to the public.
Future Pleasures is a moving image project which will embed a series of character based
animations into the physical environment of Detroit. The project will introduce a set of animated characters set in visionary maquettes displayed through multiple projections. A variety of unique characters that are partially inspired from the locale of Detroit will be the main element of the project. The animations will produce imaginary narratives inspired by the illusions of a fragmented reality from the city. Viewers will experience and respond to the fantasy world incarnating the spirits of Detroit.