Two artists seek to explore issues of race, class, gender, and bias during their time as artists-in-residence at the Madison Public Library. Their ongoing public art pieces, collectively titled “Our Madison“, invite any and all members of the community to participate in the conversation, which in one piece takes the form of an enormous wall […]
The owner of Deconstruction, Inc., Mark Reszewski, spoke with Brian Standing about their unique business model and how it fits in with the increasingly popular DIY movement.
In the wake of the shooting deaths of nine African-American churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, public attention has turned toward the racially motivated violence that continues to plague the U.S. despite some policymakers and media figures saying otherwise.
Not too long ago, a governmental health agency in the United Kingdom updated its childbirth guidelines for healthy women with low-risk pregnancies. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence concluded that these women are safer having their babies at home or under the care of a midwife than at a hospital. The crux of […]
The legislature’s Joint Finance Committee is expected to reconvene soon to finish its review of Governor Walker’s proposed 2015-2017 budget. On the list of topics yet to be discussed is funding for transportation projects, including the building and expansion of roads. 1000 Friends of Wisconsin, a land use advocacy group, has successfully sued the state […]
Ben Zoltak has been an artist all his life, experimenting with countless forms and mediums over the years. But his most recent endeavor involves a towering mass of concrete, a mosaic of recycled junk, and an increasingly threatened bird species. Ben plans to build enormous sculptures all around the country to serve as nesting locations […]