Produced by WDET, Detroit's NPR Station

Beyond Balkanization

Beyond Balkanization

audio producer
Rob St. Mary
Photographer
Doug Coombe

Audio-visual stories of Balkan communities who have woven their cultural threads into the tapestry of Metro Detroit

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Beyond Balkanization reveals how preserving and sharing one’s culture–be it through music, food or dance–can build bonds that transcend borders.

In this audio-visual art installation, Detroit-based storyteller Rob St. Mary and photographer Doug Coombe present voices and images of diverse immigrant groups from a crossroads in Europe who have woven their cultural threads into the tapestry of Metro Detroit.

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