Structurally Semana Santa was two exhibitions in one: a traditional linear photo exhibition of pictures from the field trip taken by the anthropologists and curated by Tomi Knuutila and Karri Laitinen. The photos were on display to remind the visitor at the museum that the exhibition makers were visitors themselves in Venezuela. The other exhibition was a mediascape, designed by the Media Lab students.
The mediascape had two major components: five interaction "stations" and a sound environment that threads all elements into a simulated experience of Semana Santa in Carúpano.
The stations or spaces for interaction provide a visitor with a glimpse of the following key spaces: Home, Market, Church and Plaza, Esoteric shop and Beach. These spaces were selected by the whole group because they facilitate a representation of the complex network of activities and rituals that take place in this municipality during Easter. They also provide the visitor with the opportunity to interact with selected aspects of representation.
The other major component in the mediascape was the sound environment, a multichannel interactive positional audio system. The basic concept was behavioral modeling of the space using constant background ambient loops and interactively or algorithmically triggered moving or positional sound events.
In order to emphasize a travel-like experience the exhibition did not include texts, instead visitors had free access to "a travel guide". The catalogue included an introduction to the exhibition and essays written by the students and researchers of anthropology on topics such as the history, economy and politics of Venezuela, the Catholic and folk religions.