Web Model Dot Space

Web Model Dot Space is a work by architect Aaron Jones, and DJ/producer Waajeed. The piece is a series of large scale, bell-like dome installations made of paper that graphically represent the interior of an existing Detroit churches as a floating, immersive, performative venues. Viewers become active participants as they enter the overhanging structures and become enveloped by their phenomenal nature.

The environment incorporates looping tracks composed by musical luminary Waajeed. Entitled “Worship Tones,” the music is derived from legacies and experiences within the Black Church and therefore both draws upon and inspires certain religious themes. The mash-up of musical scores within represented, existing architectures is meant to stoke a deeper and more critical engagement of both elements.

The work includes critical writing by designer Wesley Taylor, and is accompanied by an digital online archive that documents the cultural legacies of black churches in Detroit in an interactive mixed media format.

  • Aaron Jones Michael
    Lead Artists
  • Waajeed
    Key Collaborators
  • Wesley Taylor
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Historical, immersive, Techno, Fantasy, Architecture, Design, Sound
  • Completion Date:
    July 14, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    8,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
    Boulder, CO
    United States
    July 15, 2021
    North American Premier
  • Talking Dolls Detroit
    Detroit, MI
    United States
    September 18, 2021