Nick Madruga - 3thryl
Nick Madruga is a fashion design student at the College of Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan. He created the streetwear brand “3thryl” based in Detroit and utilizes creatives from Detroit, Michigan.
Scott Hocking is an artist who makes sculptures mostly out of items he finds in Detroit. He takes photographs of the pieces in their seemingly natural environment to document the transformation and character of the city. Inspired by archaeology, urban economics, and spite, Hocking conveys meanings with things like eggs made of concrete and sewer drains stacked on top of one another. If you are interested in learning more about Scott Hocking, you can check out his website, or his Instagram @scotthockingdetroit.
Sacramento Knoxx is an interdisciplinary artist creating music and film with strong Detroit roots. He produces a sound of electronic, indigenous, ghettotech, Afro-Latino, hip-hop, soul, rhythm, and blues. Knoxx is musically involved in all aspects of playing, creating, and producing sound while making visuals or images to capture emotions and ideas that further work with the music intentionally. Knoxx has built community concerts and workshops that engage many audiences in public spaces around the city of Detroit including worldwide communities.
Currently, Knoxx shares interactive music performances, blending captured moments in life and creative imagery through large projection motion graphics. Building from raw experiences & grit his works launches vibrations to help assemble the world we want to live in. In addition to creating these dynamic storytelling installations, he creates documentary films and music videos encapsulating the experience of struggle and celebration of the many diverse layers of community.