Street art in Sicily

by Giulia Ubaldi

Edition: 2 - Page: 56 /63

Anything but secondary or marginal. It’s a force that is changing spaces from within, that is attracting artists from around the world and taking people to places and destinations that they otherwise would never have visited. You could call it a revolution, which like any other revolution starts from the bottom. Moreover, it’s a residents revolution rather than some bureaucratic one because it is the people that are demanding it in their space, in their neighbourhood. They are taking ownership over something which before, thanks to others wasn’t happening, Street Art is bringing them, and their city, a different purpose and usefulness that was otherwise forgotten.

 

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