Fernando Prats

Entrance to the exhibition space of the Chilean Pavilion in the Arsenale.
On the facade, installation in neon lettering.
"Men wanted for hazardous journey. Small wages. Bitter cold. Long months of complete darkness. Constant danger. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in case of success."

Advert that the Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton may have posted circa 1911, calling for men for his expedition to Antarctica.

 

© Photo: Chilean Pavilion

Chile

Artist: Fernando Prats. Curator: Fernando Castro Flórez; commissioner: Antonio Arévalo. Arsenale.


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