Exhibits

Multimedia and alternative texts from the CHE community.

One-Thirty to Three AM on a Train Through Eastern Ohio

A poem authored after many hours, spent alone, on a train.

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Everyday Paths of Water in the City

How do people encounter water every day in São Paulo, and how can those encounters suggest opportunities for dealing with water’s scarcity?

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The Faces of Itaipu: Community, Memory, and Struggle in Rural Brazil

A photo essay explores the realities of life and struggle in rural Brazil.

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The Arboretum Edge

A gallery of photographs that meditate on the lesser-known corners of the UW-Madison Arboretum.

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Exquisite Gestures: Meditation / Labor

A three-channel video art installation meditates on how everyday gestures, and the labor they perform, become exquisite.

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Borderlands: Between Places and Landscapes

A poetic reflection on place, landscape, and our physical and mental journeys through them.

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An Eye for Winter: In Praise of Local Beauty

What is there to love about winter in a frigid place like Wisconsin? Lots, if you’re willing to look.

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Stoughton

Whatever. . . Never Mind, or Old Torvald Skaalen Died on Saturday

A story at the intersection of truth, lies, memory, and imagination set in the Norwegian-American cultural landscape of Stoughton, Wisconsin.

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New York

The Close City: An Exhibit on Nature in New York

This photo series explores the tensions between permanence and transience in New York City’s urban landscapes.

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Fire

Living By Fire

Every winter millions of Americans gather around their televisions to watch a fireplace. What is it about a fire that we love so much? And what is it like to live through a Wisconsin winter heated by fire?

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