The Chilean world-renowned artist Iván Navarro is mostly known for the usage of lights in his sculptures, as the symbol of hope. He was born in Santiago in 1972 and raised during the authoritarian regime of Chile under Augusto Pinochet. A short time after he received his BFA from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, he moved to New York City where he still lives and works. The conceptual works of Navarro derive from the socio-political problems of his country and aim to deconstruct the dark park and hope for a bright future of Chile and Latin America. His works especially refer to the torture, isolation, and authorization during the dictatorship of Pinochet. His unique way of not just using the lights, but also using optical illusions through mirrors made him worldwide known. His works have been exhibited in numerous galleries and institutions around the world including Guggenheim Museum in New York, Egeran Gallery in Istanbul, and Galerie Daniel Templon in Paris.