This semester, students in the spring 2022 Interdisciplinary Arts Residency course with Judy Frater collaborated with traditional weaving, embroidery, block-printing, and bandhani artists from the Kutch district of India. The students look forward to sharing their collaboration experiences throughout this class in a public presentation.
Co-design teams comprising UW–Madison students enrolled in Judy Frater’s spring 2022 Interdisciplinary Arts Residency course and traditional artisans from Kutch, India have worked together this semester to present the exhibition Coming Together: Culturally Inspired Creation and a public trunk show. The work being sold will consist of limited editions of the co-designed textiles as well as pieces designed and produced by the artisans. During this time, the exhibition will be open and there will be a reception. The trunk show is supported by the Global Artisans Initiative.
Three finalist groups will present their proposals to a virtual audience in this final round where a judging panel will deliberate and select a winner. The top three proposals receive funding of $2,000, $1,000, and $500 in support of their projects. Attend in person or virtually!
This exhibition is a collaboration between traditional textile artisan designers in the Kutch district in northwest India and students enrolled in Judy Frater’s Interdisciplinary Arts Residency course at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. These final works, along with their inspiration object from the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection, will be on view in celebration of the language of tradition, collaboration, and hand work in textile design.
Judy Frater, spring 2022 interdisciplinary artist-in-residence, will talk about the residency and upcoming exhibition Coming Together: Culturally Inspired Creation.
This session will introduce participants to the art of body percussion in an aim to bridge the gap between dance and musical language. Open to UW students.
A live panel discussion on Dance, Film and Future Landscapes, featuring panelists Harmony Bench, Omari ‘Motion’ Carter, Li Chiao-Ping, Gabri Christa, Charlotte Griffin, and Katrina McPherson.
Arts Crawl highlights a collection of arts events held over several days in the arts departments and co-curricular arts units at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Arts Crawl is an opportunity to have creative arts experiences, which may take the form of demonstrations and workshops, as well as the chance to visit arts classes, lectures, talks, performances, exhibitions, and rehearsals. Presented in partnership with the Line Breaks Festival (April 1-2).
The Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives is bringing the 15th annual Line Breaks Hip Hop Theater Festival to Madison on April 1-2 at the Overture Center for the Arts in a multi-day showcase bridging campus, …