"Uprooted" Exhibition opens at the California Museum in Sacramento CA.
"This fully rebuilt, technology-enhanced signature exhibit focuses on the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII and explores how they responded to their forced removal and incarceration, ranging from quiet endurance to heroic valor to conscientious resistance. The exhibit also highlights Japanese Americans’ ongoing efforts to ensure no other groups experience similar civil rights violations."
Lighting Designer Adrienne Bixler commented, "What I loved about this project was the challenge of designing a lighting system that seamlessly cohabitated with the unique exhibit architecture. The exhibit's graphic panels span from 13' high at their lowest point to roughly 18' at their highest. In order to accommodate the gradually growing exhibit architecture, we designed a canted track system angled at 12 degrees. So through the length of the space, the track system starts at 16' above the finished floor and ends at 21'. This method worked out wonderfully as it allowed us to hit the highest points of the exhibit without sacrificing our angles on the lower panels. It was really exciting to move outside the norm of flat, horizontal track."
Exhibit Lighting Design and Integration: Luna Lux LLC