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The Migrant Ship That Christoph Büchel Controversially Displayed at the Venice Biennale Has Returned to Sicily, Where It Will Become a Memorial

The sunken fishing ship upon which more than 1,000 African migrants died in 2015, and which was later controversially displayed at the Venice Biennale, will now be converted into a permanent memorial in Italy. The ship had been languishing in Venice since 2019, when Swiss-Icelandic artist Christoph Büchel turned it into an ...

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