The Big Lockup: Mass Incarceration in the United States
The Big Lockup: Mass Incarceration in the United State, a roughly 900 sq.ft. exhibition, examines
Alcatraz island as a military prison and federal penitentiary. The exhibit is presented within the context of
incarceration in the United States, where currently 2.3 million people are behind bars—more than any
other country in the world.
Responsibilities: Content development; interpretive planning; interior architecture; exhibit design (exhibits and experiences); media, fabrication, and graphic management
Project type: Exhibition Design
Location: Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, CA
Size of project: 900 sq. ft.
Team: Adam Prost Design, National Park Service, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, Paul Troutman (Fabrication & Installation)
Open: 2021
Photos: Courtesy, National Parks Service

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