December 3rd — December 24th, 2010
Opening reception, December 3rd, 6 — 9 pm
The DO NOT TOUCH rule is an assumed reality in the art and art user exchange. In the majority of cases, the act of touching creative work is frowned upon by both creator and presentor.
However some work not only allows touch but, invites it and even NEEDS it for effective connection. Interactive work, for instance, in which users participate in some way by providing physical input, or pieces where the surfaces provide a pleasant, or even unpleasant sensation.
Work • Detroit removes the vitrines, takes the signs down, moves the ropes, and holds the door open for a more visceral and tactile exchange with creative process.
Dec 9, 2010 — Detroit News review: U‑M’s ‘Touch’ exhibit invites interaction