HBO recently announced that it will be hosting a first of its kind exhibit in New York. The exhibit was created to celebrate Women’s History Month. It features unedited dairies of real women and the exhibition is titled The Inspiration Room. HBO’s The Inspiration Room is an exhibition which aims to serve as a public archive of women’s journals. These journals will span from different generations of living and dead women.
About HBO’s The Inspiration Room Exhibit
HBO’s The Inspiration Room exhibit was created to honour Women’s History Month. The exhibit aims to celebrate the power of authentic and unedited female voices. HBO’s The Inspiration room will be open to the public between the 18th of March and the 24th of March. The exhibition will be located at 399 Lafayette in New York. HBO’s The Inspiration Room was created in partnership with the creative agency Wieden +Kennedy New York.
It will feature diaries in various forms, some of which include compilation books, large-scale installations and audio recordings. It will also feature a series of videos which will bring the real stories of women to life through dramatic readings from some HBO stars. Some of the stars that will be featured include Dominique Fishback (The Deuce), Angela Sarafyan (Westworld), Poorna Jagannathan (Big Little Lies), Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm) and Natalie Gold (Succession). The video series will cover different ranges of female experiences. These experience include dating, a fathers affair, becoming a mother, surviving breast cancer and depression.
The diaries featured in HBO’s The Inspiration room was gotten from hundreds of women from all over the U.S. It was gathered from a landing page created by the network HBOInspirationRoom.com. Some of the diaries that will be featured in the exhibit will be from some of the network’s stars. Some of the stars include Issa Rae (Insecure), Amanda Crew (Silicon Valley), Lisa Joy (Westworld) and Lena Dunham (Girls). The Great Diary Project also contributed some diaries to the exhibit. It will also feature an audio file contribution from the collection of Agatha Christie.
Wieden + Kennedy Speak on HBO’s The Inspiration Room Exhibit
Michelle Lamont a copywriter from Wieden + Kennedy, who worked on the exhibit spoke about it. She stated that the goal of the exhibit is for women to look and see themselves while knowing that’s there’s no one way to be women or to feel like a woman.