AMP Blog: Allied Media Projects

Read Grace Lee Boggs’ closing remarks from the 2008 Allied Media Conference

Grace Lee Boggs, who passed on October 5, 2015 at 100 years old, was a mentor and inspiration to many of us at Allied Media Projects. We join our wider community at this time in mourning her loss, sharing memories, and celebrating Grace’s extraordinary legacy. In looking through our archives we were excited to discover this transcript of Grace's remarks from AMC2008 - the second AMC held in Detroit.

The Allied Media Conference: A Place for Strategic and Visionary Media-based Organizing

The glue that holds the incredibly diverse content of the Allied Media Conference together is media-based organizing. Media-based organizing is any collaborative process that uses media, art, or technology to address the roots of problems and advances holistic solutions towards a more just and creative world.

Now Hiring: Landscape Architect for the Create NED Initiative

AMP is hiring a Landscape Architect to support the Create NED initiative, a collaborative project with the Restore Northeast Detroit (Restore NED) Coalition, made possible through a grant from ArtPlace. This is a contract position beginning November 1, 2015.

AMP @ the 2015 Detroit Design Festival (Sept 22-26)

The Detroit Design Festival kicks off this week! Now in it’s fifth year, this annual event celebrates Detroit as a global center of design and creativity over five days of events including demos, panels, installations, parties and more. The festival is organized by the Detroit Creative Corridor Center. Events take place September 22-26 and are free and open to the public.