CULTURE LAB DETROIT
Participants: Hilton Als, Mel Chin, and Coco Fusco
Moderator: Deana Haggag
Throughout history, artists and writers have applied different alloys of authenticity and artifice to their subject matter in order to illuminate fundamental truths about the world. In a time of autofiction, reality television, fake news, and virtual reality, the lines between the real and the unreal are more volatile than
ever. The participants in this discussion clarify and complicate the border between art and reality.