Editor’s note: Listen Up is a Q&A featuring locals in the arts and culture community. This week: Bruce Warren, a photographer from Eau Claire. His show, “Edifices and Artifacts,” can be seen Friday through March 3 at The Volume One Gallery, 205 N. Dewey St. There will be an opening reception from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. What types of photos does this exhibit display? They are going to be architectural in a sense, but not your true architectural renderings.
Growing up in a rural town about an hour from Eau Claire, University of Minnesota professor Timothy Lensmire didn’t have much experience relating to people of color. As he traveled to new and more diverse places, he tried to figure out who he was in relation to his new friends and co-workers of various backgrounds. He also began to reflect on how his personal experiences growing up in that town affected his views on race. When he started at the University of Minnesota in 2001, he