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Momentum 11 | HOUSE OF COMMONS
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A group exhibition taking place across different venues in the city. With works by Apparatus 22, Aram Abbas, Babi Badalov, Yasmina Benabderrahmane, Bouillon Group, Chto Delat, Vajiko Chachkhiani, Levan Chelidze, Gaetano Cunsolo, Bady Dalloul, Aliénor Dauchez, Braco Dimitrijević, François Durif, Davit Giorgadze, Marco Godoy, Petrit Halilaj, Siri Hermansen, Gregory Hari. Karine Hoffman, Martin Hotter, Zhanna Kadyrova, Dmitri Kourliandski, Vincent Lemaire, David Liver, Lado Lomitashvili, Randa Maroufi, Sophio Medoidze, David Meskhi, Slava Mogutin, Joanna Piotrowska, Joseph Perez, Louis Rollinde, Marinella Senatore, Mükerrem Tuncay
Throughout history, the city of Palermo has been a laboratory for diversity and cross-pollination. Continuous migration – from the Ancient Greeks, the Arabs and the Normans to the recent arrival from Northern Africa, South East Asia and the Middle East – has constantly redefined the city and its people. Palermo’s streets, architecture, parks, cultural legacy and personal histories are the result of a long-lasting syncretism of cultures across the Mediterranean and beyond.
Manifesta 12 in 2018 will also dialogue with the ephemeral components of Palermo’s life. Honouring the city’s long tradition of storytelling – or canta storie – through a series of new narrative productions about the city’s hidden networks. Recognising Santa Rosalia procession as a territory of contemporary syncretism, dialogue and celebration. Supporting existing initiatives to provide spaces for public hospitality. Mobilising its rich collection of archives to disclose untold stories on the city and its characters.
New commission presented in exhibition curated by Bregtje van der Haak, Andrés Jaque, Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli, and Mirjam Varadinis. Featuring works by Maria Thereza Alves, Jelili Atiku, Coloco & Gilles Clement, Cooking Sections, John Gerrard, Uriel Orlow, Khalil Rabah, Rotor, Marinella Senatore, Giorgio Vasta and others.
Group show curated by Lorenzo Bruni, with works by Maria Teresa Alves, John Bock, Johanna Billing, Ahmet Ögüt, Uriel Orlow, Anri Sala, Hans Schabus, Raphaël Zarka, Jonathan Monk, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Lawrence Weiner and others.