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Nick Tobier’s Brightmoor Cycles: North American International Anti-Auto Show

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Brightmoor Cycles and Trailers, Nick Tobier’s project featuring custom designed and hand-built utility trikes and trailers, is part of the upcoming exhibit, North American International Anti-Auto Show at Detroit Contemporary. Brightmoor Cycles is a collaboration with Detroit Community High in Brightmoor as part of a program to train high school students in bicycle repair, maintenance and construction. 

The show, which opens this Friday, January 18, with a one dollar black tie gala at 6 pm (free thereafter), has received press coverage from the Automobile section of the New York Times, which featured an image of a Brightmoor Cycles vehicle.

Learn more about Brightmoor Cycles at http://​bright​moor​cy​cles​.com.

The Contemporary Arts Institute of Detroit (CAID) is proud to present the 2013 North American International Anti Auto Show. The event coincides with the North American International Auto Show charity event at Cobo Hall.

Curated by Spread Art, the 2013 Anti Auto show visual art exhibition showcases works in a variety of mediums that probe beneath the glitz and glamour of Detroit’s annual Auto Show to examine the many facets of car culture, while exploring and showcasing alternative modes of transportation for a society addicted to an ever increasingly depleted energy source: oil. The exhibition will feature the work of local and international artists, inventors, innovators, architects, designers, and others. Artists include : Jen Boyak (Detroit), George Brock (NY), Heather Garland (NY), Erin Partridge, MA, ATR (CA), Mavis Farr (Detroit), Vito Valdez (Detroit), Assocreation (Ann Arbor/​Austria), Tracy Lovell (MO), Mich McEwen (NY/ Germany), Chloe Bass (NY/​Germany) , Amir Husak (NY), and Nick Tobier (Ann Arbor).

North American International Anti-Auto Show
January 19 — 27
Exhibition Opening/​Creative Black Tie Preview:
Friday, January 18, 6 — 9 PM (Cost: $1; Free to the public after 9PM
Detroit Contemporary
5141 Rosa Parks Blvd.
Detroit, MI 4820