Artist reimagines troubling sculptures, Advocate weighs in on proposed utility rate hikes

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A power plant in the distance behind a house
We Energies power plant near Oak Creek. Joe Tarr/ WPR

We investigate why Wisconsin utilities are seeking to raise rates next year. But first, we talk with an artist who created an exhibit at the Chazen Museum of Art in Madison that reconceives problematic historical monuments and artwork.

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  • Chazen’s latest exhibit ‘re:mancipation’ uses art to reinterpret problematic works

    A collaborative project to reinterpret and reimagine problematic works of art has culminated into a months-long exhibit at the Chazen Museum of Art. We speak to the lead of “re:mancipation.”

  • Advocate for utility customers responds to rate hike proposals

    Multiple Wisconsin utilities are seeking approval from state regulators to hike their energy rates, citing the upfront costs of renewable energy projects. We hear reaction from the head of a Wisconsin nonprofit group that advocates for utility customers.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Sanford Biggers Guest
  • Tom Content Guest

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