Week Four: Visual Research

Hedwig and The Angry Inch

Group Midterm:

Aidan Nelson, Alexandra Lopez, Nathier Fernandez & Sam Hains

One Simple Sentence Hedwig and the Angry Inch is about a painful quest for wholeness.


One Complex Sentence Hedwig and The Angry Inch is about repairing the sense of self which fractures in the face of trauma.

Three to Five Sentence version of the story Hedwig and the Angry Inch is about a gender-queer rock musician retelling the story of her life on stage. She relives the pain of trying to find completeness through the conditional love of others: an emotionally absent mother, a botched sex change operation, and the betrayal of her musician protégé. We are left with a vision of an individual overcoming of the painful divisions in her self to become whole.

Images Research:

Hedwig’s stage

Failed musical [Norse mythology]

On stage setup/exit door [While Hedwig is making her show]​

Final Images Collage:

This collage represents our current visual thinking about our world.

Failed Musical:

We are considering a failed ‘Norse Mythological’ musical such as: 'Vikings Revenge’, 'Beowulf', 'Viking: Blood Laws Call for Revenge' or 'Vikings Quest'.

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