The Changing Face of What is Normal, The Exploratorium

Jon Crispin's Notebook

I finally got the chance to see the exhibit, and while I have a few quibbles, it is very exciting.

The space is situated very close to the front of the building.  There are basically three components.  On the left of this photograph (↑) is the Utica Crib display which deals with the idea of confinement.  To the right of that is the entrance to the “attic” where the cases are located, along with my photographs and Karen Miller’s poems.  And out the back is the interactive space where visitors can write about their feelings toward the exhibit and the ideas represented.

After entering the door ( top photo above) one enters the attic. (This is the core idea of the exhibit space.  Gordon Chen based his design on the room where the cases were rediscovered.  I think it mostly works, although I did hear several complaints about the lighting…

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A wanderer who has found home and herself in the South of France.

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