What is it?
Museo Facile is an experimental project of cultural communication and accessibility.
In 2012 the Ministero dei Beni e dele Attività Culturali e del Turismo, the Università degli Studi di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale, and the Soprintendenza alla Galleria nazionale d’arte moderna e contemporanea – Hendrik Christian Andersen Museum started collaborating on it. Project partners are: Centro Universitario Diversamente Abili Ricerca Innovazione at the Università degli Studi di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale, Unione Nazionale per la Lotta contro l’Analfabetismo, Federazione Nazionale delle Istituzioni Pro Ciechi Onlus and Istituto Statale Sordi in Rome.
The project allows an internship involving students of the Cassino University, coming from faculties of Humanities, Science of Communication and Cultural Heritage.
What are the objectives?
Museo Facile main objective is the experimentation of a dynamic and comprehensible communication system, making the learning at the museum an enjoyable and effective experience.
For this reason, the project is focused on the audience different needs, providing innovative educational tools. It also aims to the collection meaning making and to the museum use as a meeting place in order to foster social inclusion through an exchange of experiences.
To whom is the project addressed?
The project is primarily addressed to adults affected by functional illiteracy, visual and hearing impaired, communities of immigrants, namely all those who arise specific difficulties in active participation to the national cultural heritage experience.
Where was it developed?
The project experimental venue is the house-museum Hendrik Christian Andersen in Rome, satellite structure of the Soprintendenza alla Galleria nazionale d’arte moderna e contemporanea.
Communication tools are focused on the Fountain of Life, main sculptural group in Andersen’s World Centre of Communication, an ideal city that has been planned but not achieved. The project aims to put together diverse communication systems and conceive a method that can be applied to any other exposition area.