An Ode to Detroit: ‘At Home in the Dark’

Detroit is filled with people with PTSD and a lot of knowledge.Cities can radiate trauma.

In this video, Charles Shaw examines how an American city—Detroit, Mich.—is, itself radiating trauma through its streets and affecting its people. After all—what city isn’t deeply affected by human trauma and strength, and industrial decay?

Each portrait painted in this video is incredibly special, moving, and all too human.

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Abbie Stutzer

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