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The Dress Show

The Dress Show

Told by Courtney Hurtt

Photographed by Kenny Karpov

 Vignette: Competition

In The Dress Show, intersecting narratives of the immigrant experience, entrepreneurship, faith, and place are presented through sound and documentary-style photojournalism in this multimedia series by Courtney Hurtt and Kenny Karpov.

Through colorful portraits of people with their garments and conversations with the shops’ unique personalities, this story illuminates the challenges and learnings of entrepreneurship. Hurtt begins by introducing Iqbal Ahmed, one of several Hamtramck dress shop owners.

Also on display: Delray– Beyond Isolation

And more stories on display throughout Southeast Michigan.