The lighting project at the Museum of the Dancing Satyr, is a step forward in the project “Conoscere la Forma/Knowing the shape
”, launched in 2006 by the Research Study Centre of iGuzzini, in collaboration with the High Institute for Conservation and Restoration and the Omero Tactile Museum of Ancona, with the aim of making the artwork accessible to those who are visually impaired or blind. The project also continues the collaboration between the Department and iGuzzini, which started with the lighting project at the Ancient Theatre of Taormina
, completed in 2017. The project was carried out by the Energy Service Company Metaenergia (ESCo) as part of the activities planned within the Framework Agreement for the energy supply at the Department for Cultural Heritage. The new lighting project of the Museum of the Dancing Satyr of Mazara del Vallo enters the remarkable list of Light Is Back projects, an initiative undertaken by iGuzzini a while ago to promote various cultural heritage sites worldwide in order to allow people to enjoy masterpieces in their full splendour. "We put our expertise and technology at the service of the community in order to enhance another icon of the Sicilian artistic heritage, through skilful use of light. In fact, the lighting allows opening multiple cognitive paths which give the work of art a completely fresh aesthetic meaning" declared Adolfo Guzzini, President of iGuzzini.
, iGuzzini illuminazione President, Sebastiano Tusa
, Regional Councillor for Cultural Heritage of the Sicily Region, Nicolò Cristaldi
, Mazara del Vallo Mayor, Luigi Biondo,
Museum Director for the province of Trapani and Roberto Sannasardo,
Department for Cultural Heritage and Sicilian Identity, and curator of the project, all spoke during the press conference.
The Press Kit is downloadable here