A MEETING WITH HEINER GOEBBELS | 7 novembre | h. 9.30 Conservatory of Palermo
The composer and director Heiner Goebbels is one of the most important exponents of contemporary music and theatre scene. Following the invitation of the School of Composition, Heiner Goebbels will meet the Conservatory of Palermo in Sala Ferrara.
NEW UNIONS: CONNECTING PERIPHERIES | 7 November | h. 18.00 Teatro Garibaldi
Nationalism, emigration and xenophobia. Will of redemption, otherness and welcoming. What connects Sicily with Poland and Ukraine? This international symposium organized in collaboration with the Warsaw Biennial and the Kiev Biennial will trace the possible refractions and unions between the southern and eastern periphery of Europe. The event, which will mark the opening of the exhibition New Unions, will be preceded by Orexis, a performance of contemporary music and dance.
LASER NOMAD: Consciousness, Representation and Embodiment | 7 November | h.14.00 – h.17.30 Università di Palermo
The goal of Laser Nomad, by the Swiss artist, writer and scholar Luca Forcucci, is to develop discussions, seminars, festivals, conferences and interviews between artists and scientists in various geographical nodes, in order to establish a long-term dynamic interconnected global laboratory to share and decolonize knowledge. In Palermo, Laser Nomad explores Consciousness, Representation and Incarnation with the contribution of research from the University of Palermo.
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE EUROPE FOR THE MANY | 8 November | h.09.00 – h.17.00 Palazzo Chiaramonte-Steri
The second Europe for the Many conference aims to set out a vision and strategy for the democratic transformation of Europe to become both ecologically responsible and socially just, and hence truly hospitable. Taking place exactly 30 years on from November 8, 1989, the fall of the Berlin wall, and bringing together activists, politicians and intellectuals from across the continent, the conference will track some of the fault lines in Europe’s new political geography and ask how the borders and breaks can be overcome to create a new movement for change. Organised by European Alternatives, Europe’s Future’s Program of IWM, ERSTE Foundation, London School of Economics, Green European Journal, Another Europe is Possible, University of Palermo.
PALERMO CALLS IZMIR: A CONVERSATION BETWEEN TWO MAYORS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN| 8 November |h.12.30 Palazzo Chiaramonte Steri
In the context of the conference Europe for the Many, and at a delicate time in the relations between Europe and Turkey, Leoluca Orlando and Tunç Soyer, lead mayor of the new Turkish democratic municipalism, are interviewed by Lorenzo Marsili on the role of cities in facing the migratory, climatic and social challenges of our time.
LITERARY APERITIF 1: VISIONS FOR EUROPE | 8 November | h.18:00 Palazzo Chiaramonte Steri
An encounter with the authors of three books on Europe, the ecological crisis and the path ahead. With Ann Pettifor, Kalypso Nicolaidis, David Adler and Preethi Nallu.
THE YEAR OF THE FLY | 9 November | h.16.00 Teatro Garibaldi
In the 1960s, the population of Baghdad was infected with trachoma, a serious eye condition transmitted by flies. The narration by Iraqi poet and artist Yousif Latif Jaralla tells the story of a mother’s desperate attempt to save her child, until she discovers a world of healers, stories and fables, where reality and imagination intertwine in an intimate and cathartic dimension. The performance is curated by KAD, a network of artists, curators and cultural operators. With a program of promotion, mobility and curating of contemporary art, it creates an integrated cultural offer, generates economies of scale by enhancing logistical and organizational aspects, involving and assisting cultural operators and local and international spaces for artistic production and research within an exchange of heritage, research, knowledge and best practices. KAD promotes for Transeuropa Festival a cycle of exhibitions, talks and performances.
ART AND TECHNOLOGY: PRODUCTION OF NEW NARRATIVES | 9 November | h.17.00 Teatro Garibaldi
How can art and technology change the narrative of migration? In cooperation with the collective We Are Europe, we bring to the Teatro Garibaldi a discussion with international artists and experts in communication about the role of art and technology in shifting the current narrative on migration.
LITERARY APERITIF 2: VISIONS FROM THE FUTURE | 9 November | h.19.00 – h.19.45 Teatro Garibaldi
An encounter with authors specialising in political science fiction. With You Mi, Giuseppe Porcaro, and Federica Baiocchi.
BUILDING A TRANSNATIONAL JOURNALISM | 9 November | h.15.30 – h.17.00 Cre.Zi.Plus
A few weeks before the European elections, a group of young activists travelled to fifteen European countries in five caravans to visit places of struggle and resistance in defence of fundamental rights. Together with Cafebabel, we want to use the knowledge acquired through the experience of Transeuropa Caravans to reflect on what spaces can be built to allow a generation of active citizens, more connected and mobile than ever, to make their voices heard across borders. With the participation of Tullio Filippone, journalist for Repubblica.it