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Patricia Lay-Dorsey

Patricia Lay-Dorsey was born in Washington, DC in 1942. Detroit-based since 1966, she brings her training as a social worker and four decades as a visual artist to her humanistic photography. Patricia’s photo projects tell the intimate stories of people’s lives - including her own –as seen from the inside. Best known for Falling Into Place, a self portrait book that documents her day-to-day life with a disability, Patricia also turns her camera on subjects like life at home with Eddie, her husband of 50 years, and her 11 years at Movement Detroit Electronic Music Festival where she has become a worldwide celebrity known as Grandma Techno.

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