Curate and design a physical exhibition for Shapeshift: Design @ Illinois Tech, a design festival honoring the school’s Bauhaus heritage and demonstrating design’s crucial role as a catalyst for meaningful change in Chicago yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
Participate in a panel discussion with Vicki Matranga, Petter Ringbom, and Ashley Lukasik on the topic of “What was the American Bauhaus?”
Role + Responsibilities
Project Lead + Curator
Graphic + communication design
Primary + secondary research
Asset leasing, permissions + rights
Based on a one-to-two square relationship, the modular design can be adapted to accommodate future exhibitions. The dynamic design accommodates a variety of different viewpoints, visually expressing the theme of “shape shift.”
The exhibition is built around an 6’ x 8’ rectangle and consists of three rectangular panels measuring 64” x 32” and two square panels measuring 32” x 32”.
Participated in a panel discussion alongside The New Bauhaus Co-Producers Petter Ringbom and Ashley Lukasik and Design Researcher Vicki Matranga on the topic of “What was the American Bauhaus?” The conversation revolved around László Moholy-Nagy, the New Bauhaus, and modernism in Chicago in the 1930s and ‘40s.
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Article written by Rebecca Holland and published on AD PRO on September 30, 2019:
Photographs by Alexandria Rengifo