Commissioner: Cristobal Molina (Ministry of Cultures, Arts and Heritage of Chile)
Curators: Emilio Marín, Rodrigo Sepúlveda
The main piece in the Chilean pavilion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition are 500 testimonies transformed into 500 paintings.
Based on a set of formal rules and collective work in which authorship is diluted within the community, painters and historians have gathered the stories of the emblematic settlement José María Caro in Santiago, Chile, and turned them into images. These latter go through different spaces, recalling past and present lives within this community.
The question How will we live together? implies a reflection on the experiences of how we have lived as a community, the different historical and political cycles that are part of the territory we inhabit, and how memory allows us to look at our past and hence put forward a joint view