Excerpt from Wisconsin State Journal's coverage of a casting call by Patricia Sims:
Doug Reinemann didn’t know anything about Amy Franceschini when he and a colleague, Elisa Graffy, took shelter in the Sunset Lounge of the UW Memorial Union from a pesky April shower. The serendipity would become obvious.
Franceschini, a California-based social practice artist who founded a group called Futurefarmers in 1995 to explore alternate farming methods, is finishing up a semester residency in Madison as the Interdisciplinary Artist in Residence sponsored by the UW-Madison Arts Institute.
She’s been teaching a class, “Ecology of Research: Seeds of Time,” that focuses on a public art project in Oslo, Norway.| Read more ...