MA THESIS: Warrior Women of History + Legend

  • MASTER'S THESIS: WARRIOR WOMEN OF HISTORY + LEGEND
    Instructors: Clare Brown (Chair of MA Exhibition Design and Academic Advisor) + Cory Bernat (Co-curator of FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000) + Nigel Briggs (Exhibition Designer at National Museum of American History)
    Content Mentor: Christine Sylvester (Professor of Political Science and Women's Studies at the University of Connecticut)
    Corcoran College of Art + Design | Spring 2014

    Challenges: Varied ceiling heights due to exposed duct work + Gridded structural supports
    Opportunities: Immense graphic potential + Approx. 8,000 sq. ft. of exhibition space

    Warrior Women of History + Legend is an eye-opening and inquisitive exhibition proposal that powerfully expresses the actions and philosophies of twenty-five women and women's groups in combat. Exploring multinational accounts and spanning nearly two thousand years, the exhibition contents are divided into seven interpretive precincts including: Myth Inspired by Reality, Protecting Their People, Fighting for Spirituality, Putting Family First, America's Story, Instruments of Fear, and The Story Continues.
  • Early concept rendering