Framed by WDET is an audio-visual series produced by Detroit’s public radio station, integrating photography and storytelling to tell the story of ethnic and cultural communities throughout metro Detroit.

Through this project, WDET 101.9 FM pairs Detroit-based photographers and storytellers to present dynamic narratives that listeners are able to experience through traveling audio-visual exhibitions, radio features and digital exploration.

Framed by WDET is designed to connect people through the power of visual and oral storytelling while creating an opportunity for local communities to see their own story validated, elevated and reflected through art. Additionally, it seeks to invest in the local art system by providing artists and storytellers with creative work and build awareness of Detroit’s art spaces.

This project is supported by individual contributions, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts, The Kresge Foundation, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and our series sponsors.



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WDET 101.9 FM is the authentic voice of Detroit. We serve an engaged, diverse and curious audience through trusted news, inclusive conversations and cultural experiences that empower the Detroit region to move forward.


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