Manifesta purposely strives to keep its distance from what are often seen as the dominant centres of artistic production, instead seeking fresh and fertile terrain for the mapping of a new cultural topography.

Wu Ming, IT

Roberto Bui, Giovanni Cattabriga, and Federico Guglielmi

Many places in the city of Palermo relate to the period of Italian colonialism (1869 to 1945) and its legacy. The Italian collective Wu Ming 2 led a procession through these sites, an urban walk during which different voices joined to weave a narrative of repressed histories, no longer familiar to citizens although these stories shape the territory of their everyday lives.