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This article has been published in: Ocula 18, Street Art: Iconoclasm and Istitutionalization

author: Damiano Razzoli (Dipartimento di Comunicazione ed Economia, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia (IT))

Digitalization of Street Art. Guidelines for an Analysis of the Reggiane Urban Gallery Virtual Museum

language: italian

publication date: September 2017

abstract: Reggiane Urban Gallery is a virtual museum based on the abandoned industrial plant of ex-Officine Reggiane in Reggio Emilia, now in restoration. Along the years the place has become an open space for local and national street-artists. The aim of this paper is to analyze the use of virtual reality and navigable interface as a solution for the conservation of the Street Art, in relation to the fact that many pieces would have been lost due to the demolition of several walls. Also, the analysis proposes guidelines for a digitalization of Street Art that could prevent the displacement of situated Street Art pieces in museums and encourage the creation of street art locative media museum, supported on four concepts – dispositive/device, locativity, topographic database, interface - and one discoursive feature designing the mediated experience of urban crossing practices: the mimetical relation between the software cultural components and Street Art.

keywords: street art, realtà virtuale, città, mapping, museo, digital humanities, dispositivo, locative media, database, interfaccia, virtual reality, city, mapping, museum, dispositive, interface

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DOI: 10.12977/ocula80

citation information: Damiano Razzoli, Sulla digitalizzazione della street art. Linee guida per un’analisi del museo virtuale Reggiane Urban Gallery, "Ocula", vol.18, n.18, pp.123-153, September 2017. DOI: 10.12977/ocula80


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