Exhibition Detail

Yazmon Ector: HomeGoing


Yazmon Ector

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.

Website: Yazmon Ector

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.