Detroit, Michigan. A broken city filled with broken people – from the overworked police department through to the underfunded school system, the homeless, and the the transplants trying to make something new out of something broken, or at least having good parties in the city’s apocalypse.
What happens when the world starts to break, the edges of reality start to open up? Is it all happening in one person’s mind or is there something larger going on, something terrifying?
Beukes has gone out of her way to capture the Detroit in time and space, on the edge of renewal or disaster.