John Sims, a Detroit native, is a multimedia artist/creator, writer, and producer. He is the creator of Recoloration Proclamation, a sixteen-year multimedia project featuring a series of recolored flags and installations, including The Proper Way to Hang a Confederate Flag, The AfroDixieRemixes, and other related projects, including a forthcoming memoir. His work has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, The Guardian, The Root, ThinkProgress, Al Jazeera, Guernica, Art in America, Sculpture, FiberArts, Science News, CNN, NBC News, and Nature. He has written for CNN, Al Jazeera, The Huffington Post, The Rumpus, and The Grio. Follow him on Twitter: @JohnSimsProject.