The Hundreds Presents :: Hanksy's

The Hundreds Presents :: Hanksy's "Surplus Candy" :: Episode 2

By Kazie Holiday

October 15, 2014

The Hundreds brings you Hanksy’s “Surplus Candy” episode 2 – Detroit. With the help of Squarespace, Hanksy continues his six-part street art expedition, only to land in what was once America’s backbone, Detroit. Having filed for bankruptcy in 2013, Detroit wobbles right on top the memories of an illustrious city that brought us Motown and more. Hanksy trudges through the Midwest rubble to meet up with local artists like Eno Laget and city-funded organizations like Recycle Here that use street art to give CPR to this previously flatlining city. Whether or not street art a necessary step forward here lies in the paint-covered hands of the artists that live in it. Tune in below:

Kazie Holiday