An art exhibit and social experiment has come to Flint, Michigan this week.The project was started by artists with the Cause Collective. They're currently touring a "Truth Booth" around the country, with hopes of visiting all 50 states by Election Day.Their stop in Michigan will be the longest on the tour.
Curious visitors arrived at the Arab American National Museum to share their truth in the Truth Booth art installation Aug. 3.The portable, inflatable booth shaped similar to a cartoon speech bubble with the word “truth” on the outside served as a video recording studio for anyone willing to participate.
An inflatable video recording studio will be in Detroit and the Flint area over the next week and a half. Everyone is invited to visit the Truth Booth and make their statements completing the sentence, "The truth is ... ."The responses will be compiled together and used in an art video installation that will be at Cranbrook Art Museum in November of 2016."Everyone treats the Truth Booth differently," says Laura Mott with Cranbrook Art Museum. "It really depends on the person. Some people use it really as a confessional; others use it as a place to kind of share stories of joy and laughter and compassion; other people really use it as a platform to talk about difficult issues."
The Truth Booth, an inflatable video recording studio in the shape of a giant speech bubble, popped up at Cranbrook offering visitors the chance to answer the question "The Truth Is..." Responses will be used in a project on display this November.Video interview with Cause Collective artist Will Sylvester.
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A portable, inflatable recording studio is coming to Michigan as part of a national tour until Election Day.The public artwork, "In Search of the Truth (The Truth Booth)," opens at Cranbrook Art Museum on Sunday in Bloomfield Hills. The pop-up booth travels to 11 more locations around Detroit and Flint during the next two weeks.Organizers seek people from varied cultural backgrounds to record a statement of up to two minutes starting with, "The truth is..."
The inflatable “Truth Booth,” which looks like an oversize cartoon speech bubble, is a portable video studio being used to record personal statements during a global tour now in its fifth year. The stark white isolation chamber was in Philadelphia during the Democratic convention and in Cleveland when Republicans gathered a week earlier. Now it […]
It's been a noisy couple of weeks with the political conventions. Speeches. Shouting. Protestors. In fact, it's been a loud, noisy, campaign season that's left our country angry and fractured.However, a lot of voices and viewpoints haven't been heard, and a contemporary art project called "The Truth Booth" is giving people the opportunity to be heard.It all starts this Sunday in Bloomfield Hills, when the Cranbrook Art Museum will launch the Southeast Michigan leg of the public artwork tour, entitled In Search of the Truth (The Truth Booth).
Detroit, are you ready to speak your truth? This city is a place where several layers of truth coexist—sometimes peacefully, sometimes in harsh opposition. Many aspects of Detroit are painted as black-and-white issues, when it is, in reality, a place that contains various shades of gray and a lot of personal stories. Seeking truth is […]
There are a lot of people out there telling us the “truth” about Detroit, the “truth” about its neighborhoods, the ‘’truth” about its people, and, given this is an election year, their version of the “truth” about just about anything.Has anyone asked you?Well, the Cranbrook Art Museum is going to.
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