Detroit Performs: ‘Female Forces in Art’

Detroit Performs: ‘Female Forces in Art’
June 28, 2016 dpdave

In this episode of Detroit Performs: Artist Janna Coumoundouros‘ creativity blossoms when she gets her hands on old machines; Street artist Emily Jane Wood depicts Hamtramck in paintings; And women filmmakers find empowerment through community. Plus, host DJ Oliver checks out the paintings and photographs at Art & Frame Station. Art & Frame Station is a custom framing store in Birmingham, MI that specializes in the highest quality custom framing and showcases local Michigan Artists and craftsman.

Watch the Janna Coumoundouros segment

Janna Coumoundouros is an artist who the Detroit Metro Times called a “fiery-haired creative powerhouse does everything from real estate photography to creating award-winning, fashion-forward dresses.”

Watch the Emily Jane Wood segment

Emily Jane Wood is an artist living and working in Hamtramck, MI. In her own words: “I observe, draw, paint, sculpt, sew, love, watch and record the houses around me because I cannot resist doing so. They speak to me about resilience, the unbroken chain of human life, and how even bad decisions (like bad paint jobs) show that someone was here and that they tried.”

Watch the Women + Film Voices Film Festival segment

Women + Film Voices Film Festival is a year-round program in Denver showcasing films by, for, and about women.