Call for VR Projects

Lieu.City opens the virtual doors of its platform to host exhibitions closed by Covid: 8 exhibition projects can be transformed into virtual exhibitions on the platform

From 1 April to 31 May 2021 the call for selection

Museums and non-profit organizations, which have seen their activities interrupted or modified due to Covid, will be able to propose - from 1 April 2021 to 31 May 2021 - projects related to exhibitions of modern, contemporary and design art.

The selection of the 8 projects will be made on the basis of various criteria, such as the cultural relevance of the proposed contents, the effectiveness of the communication plan, the feasibility and the technical and managerial skills of the team.

The first 3 classified projects will be entitled to the "Custom Consultancy" package, which provides for advanced customization of the exhibition environments (up to a total value of 10,000 euros per project), while the remaining 5 will benefit from the "Standard Consultancy" package. ”, By which we mean a complete support from the technical team of the promoter aimed at guiding the museum in the realization of a virtual exhibition in one of the standard Lieu.City environments.

Each selected team will also be provided with support by qualified mentors and periodic meetings with teams of experts to discuss and exchange ideas and opinions. All the museums chosen will have the opportunity to see their exhibition project realized within the Lieu.City platform.

What are you waiting for?

Frequently asked questions

  • Realities interested in participating must submit the required materials to the email address [email protected]
  • The "Call for VR projects” initiative is aimed at all creative and cultural realities with the following characteristics:
    • Museum organizations with one or more physical locations around the world
    • Non-profit cultural organizations (such as foundations or cultural associations)
    It is also necessary to present an exhibition project that due to the health emergency has seen its opening to the public modified or denied.
  • The goal of the "Call for VR projects" is to select 8 exhibition projects and offer a consultancy service that allows them to be transformed into virtual exhibitions on the Lieu.City platform
  • Projects duly received and deemed admissible will be evaluated according to the following evaluation criteria:
    • Notoriety of the proposing subject. Average annual admissions, size of the exhibition space, online presence
    • Cultural relevance of the proposed contents. Current and leading topics for the general public will be preferred
    • Effectiveness of the communication plan of the Proposing Party in relation to the initiative
    • Technical and managerial skills. team skills, training, experience, techno-scientific skills.
    • Feasibility.
  • If you wish to get in touch with the Lieu.City team, write to the email address [email protected]

Discover the project rewards

Package Custom

Do you want to better understand what the creation of your museum in virtual reality consists of?

Browse the event created for the GAM in Rome: we have recreated the exhibition "Shepard Fairey / 3 decades of dissent" on Lieu.City, faithfully bringing the physical museum back into the virtual world.

Package Standard

Do you want to better understand what the creation of your museum in virtual reality consists of?

Browse the event created with Standard Consulting: we have recreated the exhibition "Marco Glaviano. Volto di donna ”, through the rooms of our library. SRL is an innovative start-up, with offices in Cagliari and Milan, specializing in the creation of virtual reality experiences in the field of art exhibitions.

Founded in 2020 by Deodato Salafia, it has passed the R&D phase and is now in the first beta launch (MVP phase) with a development team of 15 people.

Lieu.City, along with Art Rights, was also validated as an innovative cultural solution within the "Artathlon 2021" project, promoted by the MiC (Ministry of Culture), Ernst & Young and Invitalia.