Detroit is no stranger to outdoor activities. You have the thousand-strong Slow Rolls that draw visitors from around the globe — and your fair share of 5K's and running events. But, the city also has a flourishing skate culture with a slew of skate parks,
“This felt like an only in Detroit opportunity,” Ellen Rut tells me as we enter the room where she’s installing her upcoming solo show, 'This Must Be The Place.'”
The show’s hosted by Playground Detroit, but it takes place at the production studio Eightfold Collective—”spaces like this won’t be around forever.”
Ellen Rutt is one of Detroit's most recognizable multi-disciplinary artists. With her conceptual style, she's not one to shy from proposing a unique point of view. She's also a proponent of low waste, humor and Detroit.