From the monthly archives:

May 2010

Welcome to Motherland

May 27, 2010

I’ve spent the week recovering from Welcome To Motherland, the first public installation and event of the Greetings From Motherland project.  At the Goodman Community Center in Madison, WI on May 23rd we hosted over 200 people, including dozens of children, and despite the heat (and the broken air conditioner), people stayed, played, looked, and [...]

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View From a Participant

May 21, 2010
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A guest post from Elizabeth Katt-Reinders, one of the participants in the Madison Greetings From Motherland group: “I’ve come to realize that considering yourself an artist is a state of mind. In my humble opinion, it isn’t so much what we create as how we see the world — in colors, metaphors, and textures, rather [...]

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Bring the Kids

May 17, 2010
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A lot of people have been asking us if they should bring their kids to “Welcome to Motherland”, our art exhibition on May 23rd at the Goodman Community Center.  After all, art shows and young-children-who-want-to-touch-everything-not-nailed-down don’t always go together. For “Welcome to Motherland”, we actually want you to bring your kids–in fact, many of the [...]

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Sneak Peek

May 13, 2010

With only a little more than a week before the show on May 23rd, our group of eight women has been busily sewing, brainstorming, gluing, cutting, editing, scavenging, collaging, and having insomnia. Okay, I might be the only one having insomnia. We’re getting really excited to share what we’ve made with you, and excited to [...]

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Mother’s Day Conversation

May 7, 2010

I took a break today from my gluing marathon (part of an interactive sculpture that we’re creating for the upcoming show) to be interviewed about Greetings From Motherland on Madison’s WORT 89.9 along with Ann Imig, who is producing this weekend’s Listen To Your Mother, and Alison Dodge, one of the owners of Happy Bambino.   [...]

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