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NEMO POINT

 

The oceanic pole of inaccessibility (48°52.6′S 123°23.6′W) is the place in the ocean that is farthest from land. It lies in the South Pacific Ocean, 2,688 km (1,670 mi) from the nearest lands: Ducie Island (part of the Pitcairn Islands) in the north, Motu Nui (part of the Easter Islands) in the northeast, and Maher Island (near the larger Siple Island, off the coast of Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica) in the south.

 
The installation Point Nemo is a postapocalyptic scene where four travelling artists are floating on a raft. Attempts to determine their gender, age, and ethnic origin are prevented by camouflage clothing, merging with objects incorporated into it. The adventurers are on a quest to find what the title of the work says: point Nemo, the point of inaccessibility. Besides the characters, there are several artefacts on board: objects which refer to science models, mock-ups, and geography-themed drawings. There are copies of authentic, old maps too, but only such which contain—deliberately or not—errors.
 
As a complement to the installation, an image of a clouded sky is projected from above.