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Jessica Frelinghuysen Featured in Essay’d

Frelinghuysen germination corps

Detroit writer and gallerist Steve Panton reviews Stamps Lecturer Jessica Frelinghuysens participatory work in the latest post of the Detroit publication Essay’d.

Art, it’s been said, is often about taking something small, and making a really big deal out of it. For Jessica Frelinghuysen, that initial seed is the minutiae of social interaction – the tiny events that individually are of little consequence, but that collectively make up the fabric of any society. Her concern is that, despite the increasingly impersonal nature of our modes of communication, and however personally awkward these micro-interactions may be, we should continue to both value and question them.

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