If you are Sheltering at Home…what have you been up to? Zooming with friends and family? Trying to figure out a way to stay sane and support yourself and your family? In these scary times, it’s sometimes hard to find a bit of delight.
Sarah Anne Carter is the Visiting Executive Director, Center for Design and Material Culture, and visiting Assistant Professor of Design Studies at The School of Human Ecology University of Wisconsin-Madison. Part of her academic work is researching and teaching the Material Culture of Childhood, it’s the topic of an upcoming exhibition.
In this edition of Radio Chipstone, Carter interviews her six-year-old son Paul about the fort he has created in her living room and I think part of the kitchen. According to Carter, remember…she’s a professor working from home, the fort is actually a course on historic interiors.
Sarah Anne Carter is the Visiting Executive Director of the Center for Design and Material Culture and visiting Assistant Professor in Design Studies at The School of Human Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the author of Object Lessons: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Learned to Make Sense of the Material World.
Paul is six and at the time of this broadcast, is STILL enjoying his Fort.
Image courtesy of Sarah Anne Carter.