Mother Cyborg: Crafting Our Digital LegacyBy Steve Panton
Mother Cyborg (aka Diana J Nucera) is a queer as fuck, Latina digital justice activist, a 2021 United States Artists Fellow, and a 2022 Knight Arts and Tech fellow based in Detroit. Her ever-expanding practice includes music-making, performance, education, community organizing, gardening, research, writing, and publishing.
Halima Afi Cassells and Shanna Merola: Swan SongBy Steve Panton
Swan Song, the exhibition, takes place in the Mike Kelley Mobile Homestead, a full-size replica of the eponymous artist's childhood home located on MOCAD's grounds. The venue is awkward, but the exhibition design, done by the artists, skillfully reimagines the space, transforming it into a seamless environment.