HomeGoing examines the current problems with demographic shifts from gentrification in modern-day Detroit through a futurist lens. In modern-day Detroit, there has been an accelerated phenomenon of gentrification that have left many displaced This project is a six-minute short film that is comprised of live-action interviews of current Detroit citizens that have been affected by the city’s demographic shifts, which is framed by an animated storyline. The storyline follows a young girl that embarks to find a home for her family after a government officiated residential zoning based on societal status in 2100s Detroit. This project seeks to promote conversation around who is affected by the future of gentrification in Detroit.
On view at Michigan Theater (Screening)
This work is featured as part of Adapt: The 2019 Stamps Senior Show, unfolding during the month of April in four exhibition sites throughout the city of Ann Arbor: the Michigan Theater, Duderstadt Video Studio, the Art & Architecture Building, and Stamps Gallery. Each space will host key exhibition events including film/video screenings, live performances, and opening receptions. Check the exhibition page for dates, times and hours.