Ushuaia, the capital of the Argentinean part of Tierra del Fuego, is detached from the mainland by the Strait of Magellan and lies on the northern bank of the Beagle Channel, 3.000 km away from Buenos Aires. With over 60.000 inhabitants Ushuaia may rightly claim to be the southernmost city of the world (merely some Chilean outposts are situated more southern than that). 230.000 visitors being anticipated for the year 2006, show that the tourism concept of Ushuaia as the borderland of the inhabited world, and gateway to the Antarctic, works quite successfully.
In 2007 the "Biennial of the End of the World" (Bienal del Fin del Mundo) takes place in Ushuaia and its surroundings as a contribution to the International Polar Year. The event is a joint project between Argentina and Brazil and is sponsored and supported by both governments as well as by various partners. The Biennial is actualized by the Argentinean Fundación Patagonia Arte y Desafío with the institutional support of the Fundação Memorial da América Latina from São Paulo, Brazil.
Fundación Patagonia Arte y Desafío
with the institutional support of the
Fundação Memorial da América Latina,
São Paulo, Brazil
Bienal del Fin del Mundo, Buenos Aires office:
C1426BAH Buenos Aires
Phone: 011 - 4552-6308