On October 30 at the Media Centre, the delivery of the project created by the Social Media Team, #MyWall,
to the World Expo Museum
took place. The World Expo Museum is an unofficial participant the Bio-Mediterraneum Cluster
and will open in Shanghai next year as the first official museum on Universal Exhibitions.
A colorful collage 60 meters long and three meters high
Created to tell the story of the Universal Exhibition through objects of various items collected during the six months of the event and displayed on the wall on the first floor the Media Centre between the Social Media and Website newsrooms and the area of the Media Lounge, #MyWall consists of a colorful collage covering an area of 60 x 3 meters, packed with brochures, stickers, flags and pins, which have been collected over the course of the Exposition.
A representation of the soul of all the people who worked so hard on the Expo
The official ceremony held in the afternoon was attended by the Commissioner of Government to Italy for Expo Milano 2015, Giuseppe Sala, the Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions, Vicente Loscertales and the Commissioner General of the Pavilion World Expo Museum, Lorelei Liu. "In this #mywall, everyone brought something of themselves - said Sala- and it represents the soul of all the people who committed themselves and have worked so hard. I thank all the expottimisti for believing ". "The Universal Expositions look to the future - added Loscertales - and the wall is an example of how we will evolve. "
180 square meters of material memories
The success of the #MyWall
project has made concrete, a collective story of those who have lived Expo Milano 2015 daily. Using all the social channels, they organized several events in which workers and visitors have contributed personally by fixing items to the wall that have been collected within the Expo Site. The World Expo Museum, which will open in Shanghai in 2016, has shown interest in these 180 square meters of memories and asked to move the enormous collective work to the museum