Statue of Liberty Museum exhibit designers to speak in Moorestown

The pair will discuss their work at the Freedom Lecture at the Moorestown Library on June 11.

The Moorestown Fourth of July Parade Committee is pleased to announce that Joe Karadin and Emily Conrad of Tessellate Studio will be the speakers at this year’s Freedom Lecture on June 11. The theme of Moorestown’s 2018 Fourth of July celebration is “Lady Liberty.” Joe Karadin and Emily Conrad led the exhibit design for the new Statue of Liberty museum while at ESI Design.

The Statue of Liberty Museum is scheduled to open in 2019. Joe and Emily will discuss how the museum was designed to educate visitors about the history of the Statue of Liberty, how the statue helped spread the idea of liberty throughout the world and what liberty means to different people in different cultures.

“We are excited to welcome Mr. Karadin and Ms. Conrad to Moorestown and learn more about the Statue of Liberty and what she means to our country,” said Dave Schill, chair of the Moorestown Fourth of July Committee. “The Freedom Lecture has become a much-anticipated tradition in Moorestown, and this year’s speakers are a great fit for our theme.”

Joe Karadin is the Executive Creative Director of Tessellate, creating impactful experiences within the built environment. A highly experienced architect and exhibit designer, Karadin has more than 20 years of experience in immersive environmental design. His passion is exploring new ways of creating, communicating and producing physical and digital design to shape experiences. He has won several awards and distinctions for his work as a finalist for his design of the World Trade Center Memorial.

Emily Conrad draws upon her expertise in technology to create rich, meaningful experiences that educate and evoke. Her experiential design strategies facilitate engagement, inspire meaningful connections and activate audiences for a wide array of project types. With sixteen years of expertise as a project manager, technologist and interaction designer, Conrad leads the design and process of complex exhibit and immersive environments. Her focus is the process of designing fresh experiences and technology platforms integrated into large-scale media environments and physical space to create lasting impact.

The lecture will take place at the Moorestown Library on Monday, June 11 at 7 p.m. and is free to the public.