“EX-VOTO : THE SPIRIT OF PALERMO” – FOCUS ON YOUTH: HOW TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY - EUROPEAN PROJECT / METAMATRIX ARTLAB / BOND OF UNION, PALERMO-IT, SEPTEMBER 14TH 2013.

CONCEPT: JEAN-MICHEL CRAPANZANO

 

WITH : ANASTASIOS TZIOGAS(GREECE), ANGELO RIGGIO(IT), CARLOTTA ILDE VASSALLO(IT), CHARLOTTE RICCO(FR), CHRISTOS KARYSTINOS(GREECE), ESTHER RODRIGUEZ HERRERO (SPAIN), FOLLY TEKO (NL), FOTEINI CHRISTI(GREECE), HUGO POST (NL), ISABELLE VAILLANT (FR), LEONARDO CHRISTODOULOU ( GREECE), MAHMOUD CHAVOUSHI (NL), MARTA LA BRUNA(IT), MARYNN GALLERNE(FR), NATALIA LOZANO(SPAIN), ROBERTO GRECIANO(SPAIN), SEBASTIANO MARINO(IT), SOLENE CHAMPENOIS(FR)

 

GOAL :

-URBAN PHOTOGRAPHY

-RESEARCH ABOUT THE SPIRIT OF PALERMO IN THE AREA OF BALLARO THROUGH FOUND OBJECTS. OBJECTS ARE SYMBOLS OF IDENTITY,REMEMBRANCES AND PERSONAL STORIES. IT TALK ABOUT US AS CITIZENS, AS INDIVIDUAL AND AS PART OF A GLOBALIZED WORLD.

 

OBJECTS IN THE CONTEXT OF “EX-VOTO” ARE THE BRIDGE BETWEEN THE PAST AND THE FUTURE : PEOPLE OFFERED OBJECTS AS GIFT FOR WISHES WHO MAY PROBABLY HAPPEN (THE FUTURE) OR FOR REALIZED WISHES (THE PAST).

IN THE AREA OF BALLARO, PARTICIPANTS COLLECTED OBJECTS AND REALIZED THEIR OWN “EX-VOTO” ON THE STREETS.

-4 INSTALLATIONS : HOW TO USE OPEN SPACES AS FIELD OF EXPERIMENTATIONS.

-INTERACTION AND DIALOGUE WITH THE PUBLIC : IMPROVISATION AND SOCIAL   

PARTICIPATIONS.

-INSTALLATION OF THE OBJECTS IN GARIBALDI'S THEATER PALERMO.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY 10,13,14,15 BY LEONARDO CHRISTODOULOU.