Literature and art is alive and well in Madison! One of the premier venues, the Arts + Literature Laboratory, has provided a site for over 250 events and shows in just two years! Rita Reese and Jolynne Roorda, founders, talk about the space, the origins, and the two year anniversary party this Saturday at 7:00.
The Arts & Literature Laboratory is announcing the open call for applications for their 2018 Community Supported Art project. Modeled after Community Supported Agriculture, the concept is simple—collectors buy a share of art comprised of locally-produced works by a select group of artists. Max Puchalsky talks about the process.
Rita Mae Reese has climbed through many different jobs and paths to get to Madison. She grew up in beautiful West Virginia, and often draws from her roots in her poetry. Her path led her to work up the ranks for a lesbian press down in Florida, earning a Bachelor’s at Florida State University, moving to […]
OFF THE WALL is an annual nighttime, outdoor screening series of contemporary video art. The series aims to present a survey of the most compelling and innovative moving image works from a broad cross-section of artists—local to international, emerging to mid-career. Now in its second year, OFF THE WALL 2017 features 41 works selected out […]
Eight O’Clock Buzz guest host Kia Karlen, filling-in for Brian Standing (away on assignment), talks with the folks behind the CSArt project and about the fundraising dinners starting this Monday at Arts & Literature Laboratory. Kia visits with Bethany Jurewicz of VEA Events, the mastermind behind the dinner series, along with Jolynne Roorda from Arts […]
Madison has its share of gifted visual artists and valuable art spaces, but digital art and video art lack a strong presence here. And what is digital art, anyway? The ongoing show Digital Aura takes a broad approach to exploring that question, with a series of three works showing at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art […]