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Christoph Büchel

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Refugees

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An exhibition about migrant deaths at sea provides the information missing from the Swiss-Icelandic artist’s display in Venice

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Venice Biennale 2019

Fierce debate over Christoph Büchel's Venice Biennale display of boat that sank with hundreds locked in hull

Up to 1,100 may have died on board the fishing vessel; critics say its display is grossly insensitive at best while others describe it as a powerful reminder of exploitation

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Politics

Christoph Büchel relaunches petition to turn Trump’s wall prototypes into a national monument

While other artists sign open letter denouncing the concept

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In the frame

Sold out: tours organised by Christoph Büchel of Trump’s border wall prototypes prove very popular