Jackie Capone is a New York-based exhibition and graphic designer. She received her MA in Exhibition and Experience Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology in December 2018. Jackie has worked in design since graduating from the Maryland Institute College of Art with a BA in Graphic Design in and Printmaking 2012. She has worked in a range of design offices, from way-finding firms to auction houses, and all challenged her design skills and inspired her to pursue a career in exhibition design. She is currently working and designing at Liberty Science Center as an exhibit designer.
At Liberty Science Center, visitors use technology and new media to interact with—and even change—museum content.
In a world where science and technology dramatically affect our everyday lives—think global warming, pandemic disease, and nanotechnology—science museums share the critical mission of educating visitors to make good choices about the way they live, work, and play.
In 2005, New Jersey’s Liberty Science Center looked in the mirror and faced the fact that it wasn’t up to the task.
Eat and Be Eaten began as an exhibition when Liberty Science Center needed to keep its live animal collection while its main building was closed for expansion. It would be on display for two years in temporary space and then move back to the main building upon completion of the renovation. It was designed as a modular system of durable hexagonal structures that could easily be reconfigured and expanded.