Anne Marie Sumner
Erin Kelly on Serendipity
– Hosted at WeWork
part of a series on Serendipity
About the speaker
Erin Kelly is a Detroit-based designer and curator. Trained as a landscape architect, her work balances an interest in engaging abstract, sometimes tedious and bureaucratic systems with the immediacy of pleasure, learning and feedback that arises from making in real-time.
Erin’s work in Detroit over the last six years has tended to be between people, organizations and disciplines. Currently she serves as the Lead Landscape Strategist for the City of Detroit’s Planning and Development Department. Previous local collaborators include the Detroit Revitalization Fellows, the Detroit Collaborative Design Center and Detroit Future City.
Throughout this time and with the insights of a group of conspirators and specialists, Erin has been documenting sites of urban wildernesses in Detroit, to understand places and ecologies quietly produced through acts of quarantine and confinement.
Erin studied community development and propaganda at the Evergreen State College and earned her master of landscape architecture from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. Erin dreams big dreams and currently is pondering what it will take for Detroit to become a more swimmable city.
Find her on twitter!
Huge is a global experience agency providing digital transformation and marketing services to the world’s largest businesses and best-known brands. Huge Oakland is located in the historic Tribune Tower and has worked with notable local companies such as Google, UCSF and Zelle.
A punk-inspired, unapologetically independent digital agency. Builder of radical futures. Helping the good guys get it done.
WeWork provides small businesses, startups, freelancers, large enterprises, and everyone in between with the workspace, community, and services they need to make a life, not just a living. With weekly events, personalized support, month-to-month flexibility, and access to over 190,000 like-minded creators around the world, WeWork is the perfect place to grow your business. Book your tour here! Follow them on Twitter @WeWork
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