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Artists Encase Detroit House In Ice To Dramatize Housing Crisis


Two artists who have created an ice sculpture out of an abandoned house in Detroit.

Two artists are encasing an abandoned Detroit house in ice to draw attention to the nation's housing crisis. (Paul Sancya / AP Photo)



Two artists have made an ice sculpture of a sort by spraying water on an abandoned Detroit house and allowing it to freeze to create what they call "Ice House Detroit."

The house is supposed to be a meditation on the housing and foreclosure crisis in Detroit and beyond. I know it's an obvious pun, but it's a very cool project.

The artists — photographer Gregory Holm and architect Matthew Radune — have a website worth checking out.