Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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The Raiz Up

To use hip-hop to spark conversations about the city's cultural heritage and social issues through 'Paint my Roots - Pinta mis Raices,' a series of concerts, workshops and collaborative murals


To create a commissioning program that will fund new works in music and the visual arts and award a prize to an artist for their contribution to Detroit's culture

WDET 101.9FM (Wayne State University)

To bring the stories of Detroit's ethnic communities to life by partnering with artists and galleries to create pop-up installations featuring photography, listening stations and ambient sound - as well as a segment on WDET

What Pipeline

To expand the narrative of the city's creative talent by publishing a series of art books on Detroit-based artists past and present

Write A House

To bring new vitality to the literary arts in Detroit by expanding 'Write a House,' which awards renovated homes to writers based on the quality of their work

YoYo School Of Hip Hop

To use hip-hop to teach students about technology, physical fitness, career goals and communications skills through a summer camp

Young Nation

To create a neighborhood gathering place by engaging local artists, youth and residents in Southwest Detroit in designing and building an art-filled public plaza


To explore how fear is used in contemporary media by creating do-it-yourself kits for making dynamic sculptures that change colors to reflect the prevalence of fear-related keywords in news stories

∞ mile (infinite mile)

To foster artistic discourse in Detroit through a monthly, online art journal that produces reviews, interviews, articles and artist projects

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