There is great enthusiasm for the start of work on a new mural in the Sperone neighborhood, which will see artist Nino Carlotta intervene on a seven-story wall. The mural will enrich the open-air museum of the Palermo suburbs and will address the neglect of community spaces, such as a former social services center and a football field in disrepair. The initiative aims to rethink these spaces as places for life, play, and leisure. The community group Sperone167 has been advocating for the renovation of the social services center, which was promised by the city but has yet to materialize. Through urban art, the project aims to engage the community, particularly children and families. The mural will merge popular figures and colors from Sicilian culture. The initiative also includes free sports activities, environmental education workshops, and an inauguration event with talks and entertainment. This project highlights the importance of community participation and the regenerative power of the arts.
Al via il murales di Nino Carlotta a Palermo nel quartiere Sperone, domenica l’inaugurazione