Exhibition Detail

Heidi Liu: American Muscle Cars: Culture and Design Evolution

American Muscle Cars: Culture and Design Evolution

Heidi Liu

“The way we dress is costuming. We costume according to how we feel. Muscle cars are costuming. They make us feel good. I tie a folded orange bandana around my head, put on my black and white sunglasses, and away I go.”

My IP Project is intended to communicate the impact that muscle cars have had on American culture and Detroit history. This poster series displays digital illustrations of muscle cars and quotes from muscle car enthusiasts that I interviewed, who are located across the United States. The stories and style of the work provoke nostalgia in a technologically advancing, mobile world.

Website: Heidi Liu

On view at Work Commons

This work is featured as part of Exchanges: How We Got Here, The 2018 Stamps Senior Show, unfolding during the month of April in four exhibition sites throughout the city of Ann Arbor: the Michigan Theater, Duderstadt Video Studio, Work Commons in the Art & Architecture Building, and Stamps Gallery. Each space will host key exhibition events including film/video screenings, live performance, and opening receptions. Check the exhibition page for dates, times and hours.