Between 1998 and 2001 our physical analysis of a modest abandoned dwelling in East Detroit produced deep discoveries of the politics of the city, strife of an unemployed working class neighbourhood, economies of construction, comforts of domesticity, and when all is stripped away, how emptiness can stimulate the human spirit to imagine anew.

  • Fir 2x4 sample
  • Plaster Sample, 1998_hair in plaster was used for reinforcing
  • Fibreglass gems from Fibreglass Insulation, J.Ruth 2000
  • Aesbestos Subfloor Insulation, retrieved 1998