What is a scenography?
Its purpose is to generate a journey in a space where the visitor feels guided and challenged by ideas and objects.
When designing a scenographic tour, three axes form the matrix: space, time and narrative. The job of a scenographer is to assimilate the content delivered by the curator in order to make it accessible. He will act as a mediator between the content, ideas and objects on the one hand, and the impact and perception of these on the other. A consistent scenography seeks and makes possible a dialogue between the visitor and the works exhibited, while at the same time giving them the (re)influence they deserve.
The constraints of a scenographer are not the same as those of a curator. In order for the scenographic tour to be relevant and pleasant for the visitor, the scenographer will work particularly on the notions of speed (the message of the content must be understandable in less than two minutes), chronology (an exhibition always has a starting point and an ending point), and duration (the visitor spends an average of 90 minutes on the entire exhibition).
The more intense the dialogue between the curator and the scenographer, the more relevant the ideas for staging the objects and the content messages.
This work requires a certain ethics and methodology. Indeed, the scenographer must respect the content and the objects to be exhibited, and the curator must be open-minded enough to be convinced by an unconventional scenography.
If the chemistry between the two protagonists is right, the slogan "no risk, no fun... no success! The result will live up to expectations: the exhibition will be surprising, the public will remember it, the place will be enhanced.