The central thrust of the exhibition positions Sicily as the fulcrum of geopolitical conflicts over migration, trade, security and surveillance
‘What is being exhibited at Manifesta, above all, is Palermo itself’
With the 12th edition of the itinerant European biennial opening in Palermo, what do local artists, curators and gallerists think of the project?
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