the great palermo

A SICILIAN TALE OF FOOD AND TRANSFORMATION

"The Great Palermo" is a free interactive ballad about street food, folklore and culture of the city of Palermo, Sicily.

Explore the places and play with the stories, from Donna Florio's iris to Saint Rosalia's babbaluci: 19 secrets to discover in a locally-made playful experiment in cumulative storytelling and valorization of the intangible cultural heritage of Sicily.

Made by We Are Müesli in collaboration with CLAC. Prototyped in Palermo at Re Federico Cowork for I ART - Artist In Residence. Developed for Crezi Food Kit project in collaboration with Fondazione Telecom Italia. Music and sound design by Almendra Music (Danilo Romancino, Gianluca Cangemi, Luca Rinaudo), voice by Alberto Nicolino, app development by My Appy.

LANGUAGES AND PLATFORMS

English/Italian for PC, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS

STATUS

Published on itch.io, Google Play and App Store - Linux version coming soon

EVENTS

2016, Mar 19 - ongoing: The Great Palermo Exhibit & Game @ GAM Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Palermo (IT)

SELECTED ARTICLES

"The art style is gorgeous, all wobbly arms, deep pinks and geometric patterns. A small feast", Rock, Paper, Shotgun

"Discover Sicily's street food culture in this interactive ballad", Kill Screen

"A one-of-a-kind experience (...) It’s wonderful to see something different in a video game for a change", Softpedia