PASSENGER is a residency program and center for contemporary art in development in Detroit’s Capitol Park district. Founded by artists Brian Barr and Lauren Rice, the residency program will provide national and international artists with a live/work space and monthly stipend to attract top artists from around the world to live and work in Detroit. PASSENGER will provide local emerging artists with access to affordable live/work artist studios, workshops, and shared co-working space and facilities. With generous support from the Knight Foundation, PASSENGER will begin it’s programming in Capitol Park this summer, 2014. Exhibitions and working artists studios will feature prominent Detroit artists along with artists from around the country.