Rob St. Mary
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.