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Exhibition designer

Description

The art space designer converts the plan for an exhibition or the idea of an artistic space into a spatial project. Their work is dedicated to achieving certain objectives, which are sometimes artistic or decorative, sometimes museum or communication-related, making it easier for the public to understand the exhibition's content. The variety of spaces where they work (urban, museums, art galleries, etc.) and the diversity of the projects they carry out (temporary exhibitions, permanent museum installations, specific events that need spatial staging, etc.) demand great versatility.

Tasks

  • Organises the exhibition space, defining the types of fittings, materials, textures, colours and lighting that are suitable.
    Employ different communicative techniques (texts, charts, architectures, screens and computers, plastic work, etc.) to define spaces.
    Plan a route and a pace for travelling through the spaces, considering the contents and objects that are on display, and the knowledge and emotions that are planned to convey to the audience.
    Forecast the size of the viewers that will be admitted to the exhibition space.
    Take the show's content into account when executing the design.
  • Participate in the exhibition production process.
    Prepare the documentation for hiring the companies that set up the exhibition.
    Oversee the set up, supervising the work of the technicians participating and carrying out the occasional changes that could be needed.
  • Consider the needs for conservation and security.
    Work in close collaboration with museum curators and those in charge of conserving the works displayed.
    Stays up-to-date with new scientific and technological developments in the fields of lighting, security, as well as heating and cooling.

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