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201 W. Mifflin Street
Madison, WI

Artist-in-Residence

APRIL-MAY- ARTWRITE COLLECTIVE

The Artwrite Collective uses art as a tool for social justice through creative youth development, activist art partnerhsips, and arts landscapes diversification. Through their Imaging Worlds residency through the Bubbler, ArtWrite artists Rhea Ewig, Mike L'roy, Jay Ludden, and Alaura Seidl will dream up and visualize healthy and just futures alongside library patrons. Through giant books, talking paintings, expressive food, and other experiments, they'll overtake the Bubbler with visions for what a thriving world might look, smell, taste, sound, and feel like.They'll need your help building their otherwordly installations. 

ArtWrite Collective Events:

April 17th: Imagine a World that is Responsive 2-4pm Bubbler Room/Central Library

Record your voice, thoughts, and experiences with Bubbler media lab equipment to create a “talking painting” and interactive installation

May 1st: Imagine a World that is Musical: Unwieldy Instruments  2-4pm Bubbler Room/Central Library

Use MakeyMakey Technology and found objects to create unusual instruments and experiments with sound. Families and all ages welcome.

May 8th: Imagine a world that is beautiful… and tasty!  2-4pm Bubbler Room/Central Library

Create beautiful large scale paper sculptures with the headlines from the day’s news. Blending traditional origami paper folding with large scale art. Wake up your senses with food art.

May 17th: Imagine a World that is Responsive (part 2)  6-8pm Bubbler Room/Central Library

Record your voice, thoughts, and experiences with Bubbler media lab equipment to create a “talking painting” and interactive installation. See the painting constructed in its nearly final form and add your own flare and reactions to the work.

May 22nd 2:30-4:30 Bubbler Room/Central Library

Closing Reception and interactive workshops.

ARTISTS-IN-RESIDENCE APPLICATION

Click here for Artist in Residence form

Past Artists-in-Residence

ARTISTS IN ABSENTIA March 2016

ANGELA RICHARDSON January 2016 - February 2016

BIRD ROSS October 2015 - November 2015

JAMES BELLUCCI August 2015 - September 2015

PUBLIC PRIVATE June 2015 - July 2015

RAIN WILSON April 2015 - May 2015

THE DREAM COLLECTORS March 2015

CRAIG GRABHORN December 2014 - February 2015

JUSTIN BITNER September 2014 - November 2014

JOE KERMAN July 2014 - August 2014

LIBRARY as INCUBATOR PROJECT May 2014 - June 2014

SACHI and LAURA KOMAI March 2014 - April 2014

VICTOR CASTRO   December 2013 - February 2014

BARBARA LANDES  September 2013- November 2013