The 2019 Venice Biennale promises to be a delight
A lot of curious installations, but the most
controversial one, perhaps, everything is clear already
is Barca Nostra. It's amazing how someone came up with the idea to turn
a boat with a tragic fate into a work
a work of art.
sank on April 18, 2015, carrying
more than 800 migrants on board.
UN investigation, the Barca
Nostra crashed into a cargo ship that came
to its rescue, causing it
sank in the Mediterranean Sea, burying
a huge number of people alive - only
27 people survived the disaster.
more than a year after it happened.
the Italian government initiated
...to recover the rusted remains..,
which were eventually transported to NATO's Sicilian
NATO base. The corps spent the last
three years until Swiss-Icelandic
artist Christoph Büchel
Büchel decided to exhibit it in
biennale as an art
Deutsche Welle, the cost of the salvage
operation to raise the wreck
from a depth of 370 meters amounted to €9,500,000.
The boat is now housed on the territory of«Arsenal»- a company that builds and equips warships. The aim of the authors of the project is a politically motivated project to remind the public, once again. of the ongoing migration crisis in Europe migration crisis in Europe.