MAUA – Museum of AugmentedUrban Art – is an open-air gallery, outside the center of Milan, which consists of over 50 works of street art animated in augmented reality.

MAUA was born thanks to the Public Call for tenders – pheriphery sector funded by the City of Milan, with which were selected and funded, between over 150 proposals received, 14 cultural projects for the areas of Giambellino-Lorenteggio, Adriano-Padova-Rizzoli, Corvetto-Chiaravalle-Porto di Mare, Niguarda-Bovisa e Qt8-Gallaratese.

The operas featured in MAUA Museum have been directly selected by the citizens, during an unprecedented experiment in participative curation resulting in a public discussion on the perception and value of street art works for the urban environment.
These works have been mapped and documented during photography workshop by students and members of the local residents’ associations, together with professors from the CFP Bauer school and from each of the 5 districts; as a final output, 10 most representative works were selected.

A WIDE-SPREAD OPEN-AIR MUSEUM OUT OF THE ORDINARY ROUTES

50 young animation designers then processed the images during an augmented reality workshop, and produced 50 unpublished digital contents that today animate the selected works.

Today the works of the MAUA are freely usable by consulting the complete map below, on the Bepart app or on the catalogue available at BASE Milano from December 17, 2017.

The project was conducted and managed by a network of partners counting the social cooperative Bepart (leader), the center for culture and creativity BASE Milano, the Terre di Mezzo publishing house, the Bauer photography school, the PUSH design laboratory. and the Arrigo and Pia Pini Foundation.

HOW TO VISIT THE MAUA

Enjoy the AR works directly on the street:

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Download the Bepart APP for free on Android or iOS stores

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Locate the works on the walls and frame them on your screen

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Surprising animations will pop up of the walls!

If you can’t make it to the place of the artworks, no worries: use the catalogue.

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Download the Bepart APP and find your favourite works in the book

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Open the app and Frame the image

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Enjoy

You can try the app just using the following pictures. Do you see anything?

Sef.01 + Hadok | 2017 - spray | via Giovanni (ph. Anastasia Falciani) | AR Artist: Raúl Rodríguez
Aluà | 2017 - poster | via Cesare Arici 2 (ph. Anastasia Falciani, Camilla Picone) | AR Artist: Samantha Subissi, Pietro Fachini
Amina + Piger | 2015 spray + pennelli | via Manzano 13 (ph. Erwin Chumpitaz, Silvia Gramatica, Arianna Barra, Camilla Hetti) | AR Artist: Floriano Priori

The Map

Click on the pins to find out more AR operas.

Have fun!

BOOK A TOUR TO DISCOVER THE WORKS IN ONE OF THE FIVE DISTRICTS

Follow MAUA on Eventbrite to discover the next tours and buy your ticket now!

 

In the meantime, follow MAUA also on facebook and instagram and subscribe to the BEPART newsletter to not miss any updates. The tours will be activated with a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 40 registered people, with a contribution of € 12 per person.

 

Why the cost of the ticket?

 

Part of the proceeds of the guided tours remains in the neighborhoods: with your contribution we support local non-profit organizations in urban regeneration projects and community services development.

For more information on the project visit Bepart or write us at info@bepart.net