We are extremly grateful to Our Initiators -Comune di Palermo and Manifesta Biennial- and our Principal Partner Sisal.
On Sunday 4 November 2018, The Mayor of Palermo Leoluca Orlando and the Director of Manifesta Hedwig Fijen officially closed the 12th edition of the European nomadic biennial, reaching a number of 483.712 visits and 206.456 visitors in 145 days. Titled The Planetary Garden. Cultivating Coexistence, this year’s edition has been curated by a team of transdisciplinary working Creative Mediators: Bregtje van der Haak, Dutch journalist and filmmaker; Andrés Jaque, Spanish architect and researcher; Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli, partner of the Rotterdam-based firm OMA; and Mirjam Varadinis, Swiss curator at Kunsthaus Zurich. M12 was organised by a team of 40 local and international professionals and more than 100 volunteers.