Cultural Initiatives in North Africa and the Middle East
Project: Mapping Sculptures in Carthago
Type: Mapping exhibition
Organisation: Design Lab
During the entire month of July 2016, the Carthage Museum was subject to a brand new experience, initiated by a group of Tunisian artists, Design Lab.
Combining mapping video, scenography and sound arts, and under the supervision of art historian Hatem Drissi, the event, Mapping Sculpture in Carthago. The visitor, through an excursion in the gardens and inside the museum, rediscovers the site and its archaeological treasures, especially the sculptures.
In this context, the museum opened its doors from the 24th to the 26th of June 2016 for night visitors. The exhibition then continued for a month and was open to visitors during the museum's regular working hours.
This event, which was open to the public free of charge, welcomed more than 5000 visitors during the first three days. The Kamel Lazaar Foundation was pleased to support this event which valued heritage and contemporary creation whilst encouraging new techonologies mediating heritage.