Interactive Microcosmos

Interactive Museum of Photography

Interactive Museum of Photography
Mestre (Venice), Italy

Exhibition Design for an Interactive Museum of Photography at Candiani Cultural Center in Mestre, Venice, Italy. The archive modules allow visitors browsing and zooming photos with bare hands. The photo archive is visualized as a large grid of square thumbnails, that can be moved and zoomed seamlessly to full screen. Also a content specific audioscape is provided. The system is conceived as a content based framework.


Exhibition Design: Daniele Mancini and Francesca Sassaroli (Cliostraat) with Stefano Mirti, Barbara Ghella, Line Ulrika Christiansen, Manuela Serra

Web design and graphic: Franz Goria, Noemi Giangregorio
Audioscapes: Raphael Monzini
Photography: Ivan Gasparini
Electronics and software: Alessandro Valli (Natural Interface)

project developed for Interaction Design Institute Ivrea

Link to exhibitiondesignlab


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UNPACKED is an agile and fresh Office supporting a wide range of creative activities. Mainly is a common ground for speculations over cross-fertilizing projects involving diverse disciplines including art, architecture, urban planning, photography, design, business innovation, teaching, communication and more.

UNPACKED unveils the opportunities hidden into the folds of obvious and banal, through architectures, installations, exhibitions, performances, workshops, various experiments of communication and relational design, instant and spontaneous playgrounds, experments inbetween digital and analog.

The office based in Rome started in January 2005 thanks to the Young Entrepreneurs European funds “Sviluppo Italia” and is currently driven by Daniele Mancini and Irene Rinaldi, both architects and educators