About the Festival

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I Was Here Interview, part 2 with Lauren Hood

May 7, 2015 Artists, Interview

Lauren Hood, 43, native detroiter, decided to launch "I Was Here" with Ryan Barrett in order to create a safe space for long-time Detroiters to share their experiences with each other and their new neighbors. Lauren is also owner of…

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I Was Here Part 1 Interview Ryan Barrett

I Was Here Interview, part 1 with Ryan Barrett

May 6, 2015 Artists, Interview

Ryan Barrett, 28, native detroiter, decided to launch "I Was Here" with Lauren Hood in order to create a safe space for long-time Detroiters to share their experiences with each other and their new neighbors. Could you tell me about…

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Volunteer for the Festival!

May 5, 2015 Activities

COME, BE PART & SUPPORT THE POROUS BORDERS FESTIVAL May 16-17th, 2015 from morning to night the Porous Borders Festival will take place along the border of Detroit and Hamtramck. We need volunteers to support artists during the festival be part…

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Join the Porous Borders Pollinator Parade on May 16 at 11AM!

May 3, 2015 Activities

Join the Porous Borders Festival kick-off event: the Pollinator Parade! The parade runs down Carpenter from the Hamtramck Housing Project Children's Garden at the west of Carpenter (the triangular point between Hamtramck, Highland Park and Detroit) to Conant Street. There…

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Why the “Porous Borders Festival?”

April 28, 2015 About, From the Curators

The process of working on the Porous Borders Festival since initiating the idea in 2013 has been relatively private. Shifting our practice as The Hinterlands during this period - from working in a studio with a small number of collaborators…

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