Text by Ben Balcom

  This program is comprised of works by four artists currently working in Milwaukee, WI, a detail that is both significant and incidental. What really binds these works is in the artists' embrace of the personal mode, as varied as that is from work to work. Each of these videos

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The Good Samaritans by Larry Ossei-Mensah

History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.  -Karl Marx Federico Solmi is a storyteller and satirist who uses his art as a vehicle to stimulate a visceral conversation with his viewers by highlighting the delirium permeating present-day society. Solmi’s work adroitly provokes an complicated discourse about the history

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A Reflection On Mug Shots by Erica Bryant

Mug shot is a casual term for a police booking photograph. The suspect is set against a bare background as portraits of the head and shoulders are taken. In the first the suspect looks straight at the camera. In the next he or she faces the side. Periodically, Crime Stoppers

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Witness Intro by Bleu Cease

Witness features works by Paul Dodd and the late Leo Dodd, contrasting their shared impulse to document and record differing aspects of Rochester, NY. The exhibition includes a selection of 27 paintings by Leo Dodd (1927-2015), completed after his retirement from a career as an engineer. Later in life Leo

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Reprogression by Kitty Jospé

"You can see its form if you follow the surfaces" – Bill Sellers That advice should get you from trying to define lines, how they rise, cut to the right, left, make a geometric satisfaction before the sculpture spires up like an obelisk, its stainless steel reflecting light, negative spaces

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Step Around by Kitty Jospé

Step Around - with thanks to Bill Sellers and RoCo We are invited to step up to step around this sculpture— step out of to see what's step- ped into this steel. We wonder why he calls it Step Around— and what steps were necessary to compose the 18 feet,

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