FAQ

What does accreditation mean?

  • An accreditation is a certification of competence in a specified subject or areas of expertise. Manifesta 12 issues two kinds of accreditation: one for Press & Media and one for Art & Architecture Professionals
  • Press & Media representatives interested in attending and covering Manifesta 12 can apply for an accreditation online at http://m12.manifesta.org/press-accreditation from February 26 – May 20, 2018*. If their application process is successful, they will receive an Accreditation Pass, which provides free access to all Manifesta 12 exhibitions and venues during the duration of the biennial. For Press & Media, Accreditation Passes will be issued at the Manifesta 12 Accreditation Desk from June 15 to June 24, 2018. After this period, Press & Media representatives are kindly asked to send an email with their planned date of arrival to accreditation@manifesta.org at least two weeks before their arrival to Palermo and can collect their Accreditation Passes at the Manifesta 12 information desk (located in the same venue as the Accreditation Desk). You should receive an answer to your online application for accreditation within 1 month of submission.
  • Art & Architecture Professionals (curators, museum directors, collectors, art advisers, architecture professionals etc.) can also apply for an accreditation online at http://m12.manifesta.org/professional-accreditation/ from February 26 – May 20, 2018*. If their application is successful, they will receive an Accreditation Pass, which provides free access to all Manifesta 12 exhibitions and venues during a specified time period (June 15 – 17, 2018). For Art & Architecture Professionals, Accreditation Passes will be issued at the Manifesta 12 Accreditation desk from June 15 to June 17, 2018. You should receive an answer to your online application for accreditation within 1 month of submission.
  • The Preview Days for Press & Media, and Art & Architecture Professionals (June 14, 2018 for TV only; June 15 and 16, 2018 for all accredited press & media and art & architecture professionals) focus especially on guests holding an accreditation.

Who can apply for a Press & Media Accreditation?

  • Journalistically active media representatives reporting on the Manifesta 12 in Palermo with a Certificate of Employment. Manifesta 12 recognizes one of the following as a Certificate of Employment:
    − A valid Press Card
    − A link to a recent article, TV, radio or online media piece assigned to the applicant by name
    − An official confirmation letter from the commissioning editor’s office/broadcasting station (original letterhead), confirming your assignment to cover Manifesta 12
    − A proven track record of having written about Manifesta before

Who can apply for an Art & Architecture Professional Accreditation?

  • Everybody working in the professional arts and architecture field. You will be requested to provide details about your company and function in the Manifesta 12 accreditation form.

What benefits do I get from an accreditation?

  • Exclusive invitation to the Manifesta 12 Preview Days (June 14  for TV media only; June 15 and 16 2018 for all other accredited press & media and art & architecture professionals)
  • Free access to all Manifesta 12 exhibitions and venues while the Accreditation Pass is valid
  • Access to a selected range of side events
  • Accreditation bag

When can I apply for an accreditation?

How do I know my accreditation process was successful?

  • After submitting the accreditation form, you will see a message that your application has been received. As soon as the details of your application are checked, you get an official confirmation via e-mail that your accreditation was successful, within 1 month of your online application.

How will accreditations be issued?

  • Accreditation Passes will be issued from June 15 till June 17 2018 for Art & Architecture Professionals, and from June 15 till June 24 2018 for Press & Media at the Manifesta 12 Accreditation Desk in Palermo. You will receive an email with details where to find the Manifesta 12 Accreditation Desk closer to the biennial opening. You should receive an answer regarding your accreditation within 1 month of submission of the form on our website.

I am an Art & Architecture professional attending Manifesta 12 after June 17. Am I still getting an Accreditation pass and free access to all Manifesta 12 exhibitions and venues?

  • No. Accreditation passes for Art & Architecture professionals will only be issued from June 15 till June 17, 2018. Unfortunately, free access to all Manifesta 12 exhibitions and venues for Art & Architecture professionals is only possible between June 15 – June 17, 2018.

I am a Press & Media professional attending Manifesta 12 after June 24, 2018? Am I still getting an Accreditation Pass and free access to all Manifesta 12 exhibitions and venues?

  • Yes. Please send an email with your planned date of arrival to accreditation@manifesta.org at least two weeks before your arrival to Palermo. You can then proceed to the Manifesta 12 Information Desk (located in the same venue as the Accreditation Desk) to receive your pass.

How long will my Accreditation Badge be valid?

  • Art & Architecture Professionals: From June 15 – June 17, 2018
  • Press& Media Representatives: during the entire duration of the biennialFor further questions please contact accreditation@manifesta.org.

* In exceptional cases, there is a possibility to apply for a last moment accreditation. Please contact accreditation@manifesta.org

Press & Media Accreditation

Professional Accreditation