Pernille Ipsen spent her early years in a feminist collective in Copenhagen. She recently wrote a book about the seven women who raised her, which won a major Danish literature […]
Desire Lines: Housing Discrimination and Hidden Cameras (Part Two: Arc...
Sometimes, a historical artifact will emerge that makes us question our past and our present. In this case, it’s a black and white video from 1962 made with hidden cameras. […]
Desire Lines: Housing Discrimination and Hidden Cameras #1–Stati...
In 1962, a film was made to document housing discrimination in Madison. But just as the film was completed, UW suppressed it. The film was buried in the university archives […]
Desire Lines: Pet Cemetery
The Westport Pet Memorial near Waunakee is the final resting place of beloved pets. Pet dogs, police K-9s, cats, birds, bunnies, and even horses are buried there. Feature contributor Carrie […]
Desire Lines: How to Spot Morels – And Their Lookalikes
It’s morel season here in the upper Midwest. This piece takes us to the woods to go mushroom hunting with local wildcrafter and educator Day Host-Jablonski. To learn more about […]
Desire Lines: Earth Day Challenge 2021
Madison Parks hosts an annual Earth Day Challenge and this is the first time back since the pandemic. This year, hundreds of volunteers at almost 50 parks around the city […]