Detroit 2009 is a new publication from Dashwood Books by Ari Marcopoulos, this time employing that citys industrial ruins as backdrop for an intimate portrait of two teenage noise musicians. Marcopoulos video documenting their performance is featured in this years Whitney Biennial. The stills in this book, shot simultaneously, work to flesh out its environs, weaving a loose narrative around familiar lines: domesticity, alienation and the markers of youthful identity.
design by Francesca Grassi.
4-color offset on 30 lb. green & grey newsprint.
46 pages / 7.875 x 10.5 inches / saddle-stitched.
edition of 500 copies.