This room-sized lightbox presents household scenes which tell a history of America’s home kitchens over 230 years. Visitors are invited to peer through screen doors at life-sized, silhouetted figures preparing meals. with support from Alexandria’s Office for the Arts.
Through the Kitchen Door: Inside Out
This winter, the life-size lightbox will be reborn as an outdoor installation in Alexandria’s Market Square. Installation will begin outdoors on January 25, 2021. It will remain on view February 2 – 15, 2021, 24/7, but the best viewing will be after sunset.
The first iteration of Through the Kitchen door was designed and built for the Torpedo Factory Art Center’s New Project Studio. This interactive, multimedia, immersive lightbox was open to the public from August to November, 2020.