Presenting the “Building a Lasting Impact” Exhibit

The first-ever exhibit of Gucci Changemaker scholars’ work, taking place at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

Curated by Kiana Wenzell, Co-Executive Director of Design Core Detroit, the installation’s goal was to empower young creatives and social change visionaries to catalyze lasting change by using the power of art and culture to improve our shared humanity.

This exhibition highlighted the work of twenty-four scholars and designers representing an array of mediums from fashion to photography, to painting, to architecture and digital illustration.

Participating scholars, artists, and designers include:
Ajai Kasim
Antonio Finamore-Phillips
Cassius Palacio
Dekaye Hailu
Dominic Porter
Donovan Dewberry
Doreen Pierre
Dorothy Pallanes
Exodus Broussard
Jasmin Smith
Jalynn McDuffey
Jerome Fulton II
Kailey Prince
Katherine Johnson
Kaya Ugorji
Kristina Beaty
Madison Grant
Mahlon West
Miles Richards
Mira Hughes
Nabeela Najjar
Nathan Batra
Nneka Jackson
Theodora Etokimo

Through Gucci Changemakers, the House is committed to uplifting and supporting the voices and impact of diverse creatives and social change visionaries.

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