Bryce Detroit is the Afrofuturist artist, griot, activist, and pioneer of Entertainment Justice. As a cultural designer, he is a national award-winning music producer and curator. Through his social practice Bryce Detroit demonstrates the power of using music entertainment arts and native legacies to preserve, produce, and promote new Diasporic Afrikan narratives, cultural literacies, and cooperative neighborhood-based economies.
Bryce Detroit is a 2019 New Museum Ideas Cities Fellow and a 2017 Knight Arts Challenge award winner. Bryce Detroit was also selected as music curator and performer for the 10th St Etienne International Design Biennale, representing Detroit as a UNESCO City of Design. curating and producing all of the live music programming for the event’s opening two-weeks, and becoming the first person to curate live music programming in the Biennale’s twenty-year history.
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