By Caroline Roers
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service
October 28, 2014
For several weeks in October, visitors to City Hall came upon a 4-foot Styrofoam island in the center of the rotunda. The white island was dotted with tiny green trees and surrounded by blue paper, representing water. It looked like an iceberg in the middle of an ocean.
Scattered around the island were headphones where visitors could listen to seniors’ voices. A rope connecting to the headphones ascended to the second and third floors and crisscrossed the rotunda. Attached to the ropes were “questions of the day.”
“It represents the isolation that some seniors in Milwaukee feel,” said Anne Basting, a theater professor at the University of Wisconsin's Peck School of the Arts.
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