Next Progressives: Catie Newell

Catie Newell, founder of Alibi Studio and a 2013 Rome Prize winner, poses inside her "Salvaged Landscape" installation in Detroit.

"Salvaged Landscape."

"Salvaged Landscape."

A view at night of “Weatherizing," an installation of nearly 1,000 glass tubes installed in a Detroit garage.

The tubes let air and light into the garage, creating a mysterious kind of glow and breaking down the barrier between the outside and inside environments.

"Weatherizing" detail.

A diagram of "Weatherizing."

"Aggregates," an installation that Newell collaborated on with Anne Hawkins at Rice University.

Detail of "Aggregates."

“Glass Cast,” exhibited at the University of Michigan's Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, was fabricated using digital technology and glass-blowing methods.

Detail of "Glass Cast."

"Specimen," created for a Grand Rapid, Mich.-based nonprofit called SiteLAB, appears to be a sample of a once-living organism suspended and displayed from the ceiling.

A detail from "Specimen."

“Unlit,” displayed at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale, evokes the darkness of Detroit’s abandoned buildings.

A detail from "Unlit."

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