What Were You Wearing?

Today, we’re looking at some examples of the “What Were You Wearing?” exhibit (below). As you look through the exhibits, considering the following questions:

  • What is the point (or argument) of these exhibits? 
  • Why is a visual medium (examples of the clothes) effective? What does seeing the outfits do that listening to or reading a description cannot? 
  • How can repetition serve an argument or story in an exhibit like this?
  • What can you take from these exhibits and apply to your curation project?

Vaglanos, A. “Art Exhibit Powerfully Answers the Question ‘What Were You Wearing?’” Huffington Post

What Were You Wearing?” Oregon State University

What Were You Wearing” Kansas University – SAPEC

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