Imperial War Museum - Renewal
An exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, to coincide with the centenary of the declaration of peace.
“Renewal: Life After the First World War in Photographs” is an exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, London designed to coincide with the centenary of the declaration of Peace at 11 am on 11th November 2018.
The exhibition is the largest part of the “Making a New world” 3rd floor takeover of innovative exhibitions, installations and immersive experiences which explore how the First World War has shaped the society we live in today.
Mowat & Company designed the exhibition of photographs in three “rooms” to reflect the topics of : Reconstructing the individual, Rebuilding society and Reshaping the world.
Each “room” within the large 300sqm gallery is designed with a different height to reflect the narrative as it moves from individual stories to global messages.
Walls are engineered and fabric clad in order to reflect the lightweight, modular construction techniques used to renew buildings, cities and society after the war.
The 130 photographs are enlarged and reproduced on pristine edgeless perspex sheets in order to reflect the inventive technology used in the complex process of reconstructing a home, a town or a continent.