• Son Luu

    Hedwig & the Angry Inch - Design Research


    Class: Designing for Live Performance

    Instructor: Andrew Lazarow


    Team: Mingna, Nick Zhang, Matt Ross, Son Luu


    One sentence, Complex Sentence & Three Sentences Exercise as a Team
    1. Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a story about freedom.

    2. Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a story about freedom of identity and from identity.

    3. Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a about freedom. It tells the story of Hedwig's physically challenging and emotionally charged journey to find freedom of identity and from identity. That journey represents a celebration of self-love and how persistence leads to triumph.


    Visuals Research

    We posted a lot of visuals research based on the following themes:


    1. Vapor wave - 80's music remixed

    2. Greek art/illustration/sculptural art - Hedwig's belief in the Greek philosophy of the origin of love.

    3. Gummies/candies - desire, love

    4. Champaign tower - celebration

    5. 90's Rock n' roll - anger, theme music, emotional relief, passion, freedom

    6. Colorful graphic- freedom

    7. Optical Illusion - identity

    8. 90's NYC/cityscape

    9. Brutalism - truthful, bluntness

    10. Gritty

    11. Collage/cubism/Picasso art

    12. Surrealism



    Below is the Are.na link to check out entire collection of visuals research:

    https://www.are.na/matt-ross-i1xkattrv3c/designing-for-live-performance-midterm


    Here are some of examples:



    Surrealism



    NYC in the 90's




    Rock 'n Roll




    Colors, Candies




    Greek Art