“UN MURALE PER MARSALA”, is the title of a creative initiative promoted by the Cultural Association OTIUM with the partnership of the City of Marsala in Sicily.
The Street Art Project will take place the 27th and 28th August at Marsala and aims at creating a mural on the facade of a building situated in the old town centre, which was bombed in 1943 during the Second World War.
The artist selected will be awarded a prize of the amount of EUR 1.000,00 (one thousand), furthermore all the travel expenses will be covered by the organization.
Aims of the project: •Enable ways of social cohesion and active citizenship through art with the aim of raising awareness on the issue concerning redevelopment and urban decor. • promote dialogue between public institution and citizens to rediscover positive values such as the sense of community.
In conjunction with the creation of the mural will take place: • “Parliaments on social innovation”, with the participation of prominent figures and specialists on the issues concerning social cohesion and influential filmmakers of projects in that sector • projections of videos about street art and “Social Innovation” • musical installations.
The entire event will be filmed to realize a brief documentary.
INFO and SUBSMISSIONS on http://www.otiumfeed.it/p/progetti/streetart-un-murale-per-marsala/.