Join the artist Beth Lipman, filmmaker Atesh Atici, MAD Curator Samantha De Tillio, Professor Beverly Gordon, and CDMC’s Sarah Anne Carter, for a special screening and film discussion.
The UW–Madison Material Culture Focus Group hosts a virtual symposium by and for graduate students with the goal of connecting individuals with mutual interest in Material Culture, broadly defined.
CDMC Director reflects on the short film’s special connections with the center, SoHE, and Wisconsin. Join the next CDMC Conversations event, featuring the artist and filmmaker, to learn more.
As the U.S. slowly reopens thanks to rising vaccination rates and declining COVID-19 infections, the traditional maypole celebration of springtime seems to be an especially apt way to transition out of a pandemic winter. The second episode of the CDMC’s new podcast, Refrangible, contemplates what this ritual may mean today.
Conversation between MFA candidate in Textiles/Design Studies Amanda Thatch and Zoe Cohen, PhD candidate in Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies. Cohen will also read “Thrum,” the lyric essay she composed in response to Thatch’s work.
At the 1-year anniversary of Sofia Hagström Møller’s weaving residency at UW, Nora Renick Rinehart sits down with Hagström Møller in her home studio in Copenhagen, and Marianne Fairbanks (in Madison), to reflect. They share how their plans evolved to suit pandemic limitations.
The new podcast from the Center for Design and Material Culture begins with a focus on WWII-era food planning booklets to examine how people behave, act, and contribute in response to top-down guidance during times of struggle and strife.
Art History and Material Culture student Noah Mapes talks about his experiences during last year’s fellowship, student researcher communities during a pandemic, and his contributions to the project “A Colonial Merchant: The Ledger of William Ramsay.”
From home front efforts during World War II to the statements we make with our COVID masks, the first season of a new podcast from the Center for Design and Material Culture examines a broad range of topics through the prismatic lens of material culture.
The UW–Madison Material Culture Focus Group invites graduate students to apply for a symposium taking place on May 14th, 2021. This is an event by and for graduate students with the goal of connecting individuals with mutual interest(s) in Material Culture.