Archive for June, 2011

Thesis Show Setup

It takes a lot more work to set up a room for exhibition than I expected. Decide where all of the mounting cleats go on your boards and the walls. Do all the math and tape off the level so the centers align at 60″ off of the ground and find that the ground has a tiny but annoying incline. Level each cleat, then each span from cleat to cleat. Even the distance between boards. Then fuss with the things you actually made and hope nothing gets messed up when the gallery staff comes to position the lights. My expectations of 4 hours of work easily turned into 2 days. Final images, storyboards, and critique panel feedback to follow…