MAY THE BRIDGES I BURN LIGHT THE WAY – EXILE X summer camp | 5x5x5 Collaterals | Manifesta 12

Mercato Ballarò

  • 13.06.2018. - 17.06.2018

‘May the bridges I burn light the way’ is a temporary show that creates face-to-faceconversations between social activism, art practices and Palermo’s socio-cultural realities. EXILE X summer camp evolves through conversations, screenings and performative interventions at Cre.Zi Plus, a daily changing group exhibition at Ballaró Market, and the distribution of the street newspaper ‘Arts of the Working Class’, a tool of integration between the citizens of Palermo and art professionals arriving to reflect on arts and society duringthe opening days of Manifesta 12.

With works by Albrecht Pischel, Angels Miralda Tena, Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou, Ayami Awazuhara & Christopher Burman, Bob Hausmann, Club Fortuna, Heiner Franzen, Dietrich Meyer, Elmar Mellert, Kazuko Miyamoto, Erik Niedling, Federico del Vecchio, Iris Touliatou, Jaakko Pallasvuo, Kinga Kielczynska, Lauryn Youden, Lorenzo Marsili, Narine Arakelyan, Nschotschi Haslinger, Martin Kohout, Patrick Fabian Panetta, Paul Sochacki, Raffaela Naldi Rossano, Sarah Lehnerer, Sara Løve Daðadóttir, Sebastian Acker, Utopian Union and Zöe Claire Miller.

Curated by María Inés Plaza Lazo
In collaboration with Alina Kolar, Dalia Maini & Christian Siekmeier.

The EXILE X summer camp was organized with the support of the Austrian Cultural Forum, Laboratory ABC in Moscow, the Goethe Institut in Palermo, Podere Veneri Vecchio, Reflektor M and Studio Botanic.


  • Manifesta12 Banner, Ballarò market, Cre.Zi Plus
  • Participants:

That's (most of) us

in alphabetical order
Albrecht Pischel
Alina Kolar
Angels Miralda Tena
Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou
Ayami Awazuhara
Christopher Burman
Christian Siekmeier
Club Fortuna
Dalia Maini
Heiner Franzen
Erik Niedling
Federico del Vecchio
Iris Touliatou
Jaakko Pallasvuo
Kinga Kielczynska
Lauryn Youden
Lorenzo Marsili Maria Ines Plaza Lazo Martin Kohout Narine Arakelyan
Nschotschi Haslinger
Paul Sochacki
Raffaela Naldi Rossano
Sara Løve Daðadóttir
Sebastian Acker
Zoë Claire Miller

(EXILE X summer camp | 5x5x5 Collaterals | Manifesta 12)