|Michael Stone-Richards is professor in the department of Liberal Arts, College for Creative Studies, Detroit where he teaches Critical Theory and Visual Studies. He has published widely in English and French on the history and critical theory of the avant-garde. His book Logics of Separation (readings of Fanon, Cha, Celan, Ellison, and DuBois) appeared with Peter Lang in 2011. He is completing two books: Care of the City: Studies in the Question of (Social) Practice and Art in Detroit and The Great Camouflage: A Reading of Suzanne Césaire’s Final Work. Stone-Richards is the founding editor of Detroit Research a journal devoted to post-studio practices and critical theory. He is also a founding member of the Program Committee, MOCAD; a member of the Board of the Friends of Modern and Contemporary Art, DIA; and a founding member of Write-A-House, a literary competition where the prize is a re-furbished Detroit house.