Artist John Sims Interview

Artist John Sims Interview

On October 26, 2017, John Sims, a black artist from Detroit, ended a 13-year project by hanging a Confederate flag from a noose in front of a crowd of nearly three hundred people....
Visiting artist at OU plans to execute the rebel flag

Visiting artist at OU plans to execute the rebel flag

Ohio University is presenting visiting artist John Sims, in conjunction with the Kennedy Museum of Art’s exhibition “Expression and Repression: Contemporary Art Censorship in America,” in a variety of contexts in the next few days....

Stories by John Sims

John Sims, a Detroit native, is a multimedia artist/creator, writer, and producer. He is the creator of Recoloration Proclamation, a sixteen-year multimedia project featuring a series of recolored flags and installations, including The Proper Way to Hang a Confederate...
US activists burn Confederate flag on Memorial Day

US activists burn Confederate flag on Memorial Day

Detroit, United States – By Memorial Day evening, after the parades had passed and most of the smoke from barbecues and fireworks had lifted from neighbourhoods across the United States, activists in Detroit were just starting their flag burning....