The extended museum: between viewing and participation
- Pier Giorgio De Pinto
- The extended museum: between viewing and participation
Villa dei Cedri Museum in Ticino, Switzerland, extends iteself to the digital world through some simple tools: an interactive in-depth journey to the exhibition “Burri Fontana Afro Capogrossi” with the guide of Pier Giorgio De Pinto, as trans-media artist. Technologies such as QR codes and Augmented Reality are used. A QR code allows you to access, via your smartphone, sme digital contents on the web; dedicated to the work of the four artists on display. Augmented reality is an interactive graphics system that generates a stream of images, texts and videos in direct capture via digital devices such as a smartphone or a tablet . Augmented reality starts from what already exists, but is modified with the addition of some information and digital contents.
The event was part of the Territori Festival in Bellinzona.
Burri Fontana Afro Capogrossi. Nuovi Orizzonti nell’arte del Secondo Dopoguerra
Museo Civico Villa Dei Cedri
24 March – 2 September 2018
The exhibition sets out to recapture one of the most dramatic – and sublime – periods in art, both in Italy and internationally. The selection of works by four of the most important European artists in the post-war period – Alberto Burri, Lucio Fontana, Giuseppe Capogrossi and Afro Basaldella – submerses us into this “response from art to the inauthentic world imposed on human beings” (Giulio Carlo Argan, 1961).