XYZ lights up Gran Museo del Mundo Maya

XYZ lights up Gran Museo del Mundo Maya

The objective of the lately exposed Gran Museo del Mundo Maya, having a assortment of several 750,000 items and 2,600 sq . metres of temporary and permanent collection space, is to offer Mayan civilization not as historical vestiges but as a living tradition. Considering this focus, Xavier de Richemont, a movie painter noted for his lustrous arrangements around the façades of museums and churches, has evoked Maya culture in a story that spans the birth of Earth, the story of humankind, and the breakthrough of recent societies, in the form of a huge animated fresco having an audio tabs on ancient and modern sounds.

XYZ lights up Gran Museo del Mundo Maya

XYZ’s multimedia installment provides visitors an opportunity to practically involve themselves in this emblematic narrative. Sixteen high-definition projectors animate the upper part of the museum façade with a virtual strip that unfurls 34 giant tableaus consists of graphic, photographs,  and drawings arrangements by de Richemont. A long-range sound system, incorporated into the building’s architecture, broadcasts the show’s music throughout the site.

Photographer: Tamara Uribe- Spectacle Multimédia: XYZ Technologie Culturelle – Lighting design: XYZ Technologie Culturelle – Artist: Xavier de Richemont

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