Special COVID-19 · In the sicilian boat
Palermo, capital of Sicily, and the collateral consequences of the pandemic.
In a broken land, punished economic and socially, without jobs, with a high rate of exodus and migration, the situation has been aggravated because COVID-19 lockdown. Now, Palermo is face to face with a known enemy: hunger, fear, death.
Different organizations and social movements have joined forces to improve quality of life for all citizens. It doesn’t matter where you were born, the color of your skin, your faith. You are sicilian now. And we’re on the same boat...
This project is ongoing since February 25th, when first case was discovered in Palermo. Frontiers begin to open three mouth later. But the pain of hit, in this wounded land, will last a long time. So this project attempts to document the rebirth.
Beyond the crisis, the Mafia and the virus Palermo resists.