EAST LANSING (WWJ/AP) – A collection of portraits and stories from Detroit’s workforce is going on display at the Michigan State University Museum.

“Detroit Resurgent” is a collection of 62 black-and-white portraits taken by French photographer Gilles Perrin, coupled with written interviews conducted by his wife, Nicole Ewenczyk, about the subjects’ passions for Detroit and ideas to improve the city.

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Thirty-six of 62 photos appear on the museum’s walls, and all interviews can be found on touch-screen displays.

“Detroit Resurgent” will be on display at the museum until Jan. 12 and MSU Press will publish a book by the same name in April. Also in April, the exhibit will premiere in Detroit, stopping first at the Detroit Athletic Club and then at MSU’s Detroit Center.

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For more information, visit www.museum.msu.edu.

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