Life As We Don’t Know It

  Playhouse Gallery LIFE AS WE DON’T KNOW IT Isha Camara, Rachel Litchman, Andres Paredes-Vincent, Ann Y. Seliger, Bryce Sprecher, Claire Stovall, Brittany Waldinger, Gabrielle Whisler, Julia Wiessing & Annabelle ZhangLife As We Don’t Know It is an exploration of the limits of what both scientists and artists consider “life.” A cohort of multimodal artists have …

Kohler Fellow Blog Post: “Evermoving wanderers:” Astrophotography and the Anthropocene, Kaitlin Moore

In November 1886, an essay by the director of the Lick Observatory, Edward S. Holden, appeared in Overland Monthly magazine. Holden, an astronomer and professor of mathematics (and former employee at the Washburn Observatory at UW Madison) devoted significant column space to the experimental promise of photography in the discipline of “physical” astronomy, soon …