Detroit Institute of Arts Presents SYNC: A Fundraiser where Art Meets Technology


DETROIT, MI.- Friends of Modern and Contemporary Art (FMCA), an auxiliary support group of the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), is hosting SYNC: art meets technology on June 23 at NextEnergy. SYNC is a fundraiser to support restoration and conservation of the monumental Tony Smith sculpture Gracehoper, which sits on the DIA’s north lawn. SYNC: art meets technology will highlight how art and technology intersect in the 21st century and will feature five artists whose works are based in technology and science. The artists have created event-specific works, carefully designed to consider the theme and the physical environment at NextEnergy, and include outdoor ambient works to indoor sound interventions and interactive hanging sculptures. They are: Steve Coy, who presents a new augmented reality and projection work; Joel Peterson, with Grace Harper, an interactive sound ins