BLAC Detroit shares in Celebrating the Life of John Sims

Born in Detroit, Sims was a mathematical and conceptual artist, writer, producer, and cultural activist whose inspired and courageous career spanned more than 20 years. Sims lectured and produced programs and exhibitions not only nationally but internationally in countries such as France, Hungary, Spain, and Argentina. His work has been featured locally as well as in the New York TimesUSA TodayThe Wall Street JournalWashington Post, CNN, NBC News, The GuardianThe RootArt in AmericaScience News, and the science journal, Nature.

Sims himself, was a force of nature whose work and legacy will continue in Detroit. Sims passed away in his Sarasota, Calif. home and studio Dec. 11, 2022. The news of his sudden passing has shaken arts and academic circles around the world.  Read more on the B.L.A.C website here.