Letizia Battaglia, "Nella spiaggia della Arenella la festa è finita", Palermo, 1986. Courtesy of the artist

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“The Beauty of Palermo is in its Soul”: an Interview with Letizia Battaglia

Palermo
Centro Internazionale di Fotografia

Working on our special issue on Manifesta 12 and traveling to Palermo, I met Letizia Battaglia in her home to learn more about her life and career as well as the projects she’s undertaking at the newly opened art space Centro Internazionale di Fotografia at Canteri Culturali alla Zisa. Mara Sartore: Last November you opened at the Cantieri Culturali alla Zisa The International Photography Centre. How did the idea come about? Was there an active collaboration with city institutions? Letizia Battaglia: I’ve always loved working with others, especially with women. A photographer usually works alone but I have always worked within a group of people.I have always dreamt of and imagined... Read More
Letizia Battaglia, Photo by Mara Sartore
Jelili Atiku, Utopian Nights, performance

Opening Days of M12 – Performance Programme

Palermo
Various locations in town
15/06 - 17/06 2018

During the opening days of Manifesta 12, a series of performances will be presented in Palermo from June 15 to 17. Manifesta 12 official programme performances: June 15, 2018 12pm – 12:30pm Performance by Nora Turato | Oratorio S. Lorenzo 3:30pm –... Read More
Ignazio Mortellaro, Agata Polizzi, Antonella Purpura

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My Art Guide Palermo Editorial Committee

Palermo

This first edition of My Art Guide Palermo has been developed thanks to an incredible editorial committee formed by Ignazio Mortellaro (Artist), Agata Polizzi (Curator), Antonella Purpura (Director of GAM Palermo). The committee has been working... Read More
Condo New York 2018

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Condo New York 2018

New York

From June 29 to July 27, 2018, New York City is hosting Condo, a collaborative exhibition of 47 galleries across 21 New York spaces. Preview days: Friday June 29,  12–8pm + Saturday June 30, 12–6pm Condo takes its name from ‘condominium’ and... Read More
The London Mastaba

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Christo presents The London Mastaba in Hyde Park

London

19/06 - 09/09 2018

Christo and Jeanne-Claude are celebrated at Serpentine Galleries for their interventions in urban and natural landscapes around the world. Simoultaneouly, Christo has presented to the public “The London Mastaba”, a floating installation on... Read More

Featured Exhibitions

The not-to-be-missed shows in Palermo

Per Barclay

Palermo

17/06 - 04/11 2018

Organised by Francesco Pantaleone and curated by Agata Polizzi Per Barclay’s oil chamber contains the image of “the other by itself”. The interweaving of the real geometries and their reflection in the black liquid, both formally and conceptually play the “double” symbology, in both philosophical and optical terms. The work is a reflection on the present time, and technically translates into a complex work that has as its protagonist the dialogue between the architecture of space, so articulate and rigorous and the possibilities of a language that is the stylistic code of Per Barclay. ... Read More
Ph. Andrea Cristaldi
© Catherine Opie

Catherine Opie: The Human Landscape

Palermo
Centro Internazionale di Fotografia
31/05 - 15/07 2018

“The Human Landscape” is a solo show of the American artist Catherine Opie, which comes after her first film “The Modernist”. The exhibition features a selection of works from the series “Portraits”. The exhibition,... Read More
Masbedo "Videomobile"

Masbedo: Videomobile

Palermo
Palazzo Costantino
17/06 - 04/11 2018

MASBEDO transformed an old OM freight van of the ’70s into a “video car” to travel places belonging to the cinema of the past, to investigate the Sicilian society and the history of the territory of Palermo: a moving studio that works... Read More
Courtesy of FPAC

Carlos Garaicoa: Anatomy and Anathemas

Palermo
Francesco Pantaleone
09/06 - 04/08 2018

Francesco Pantaleone, on the occasion of Manifesta, presents a solo exhibition of Carlos Garaicoa, featuring works of great involvement and refined research on urban and landscape contexts. ... Read More
Hale Tanger, Beirut, Courtesy of Rizzuto Gallery

Hale Tenger: Beirut

Palermo
Rizzuto Gallery
14/06 - 01/09 2018

For the exhibition at RizzutoGallery – in addition to photographs and sculptures in very rare editions – the artist presents the video installation Beirut (2005-2007, Video 3’47 “). At 12:55 on February 14, 2005, a Mitsubishi van exploded... Read More

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