Forms of Light

Artwork on Kuninkaansaari island.

“Halo” – someone said in the end of the tunnel. 

The phenomena sensed in the artwork are born out of the interaction of light and shadow as well as life and death.

Single-channel video, 4K, year of completion: 2020. Duration: 3 min.

Artist: Sampsa Pirtola

The work is part of the Island of Relations exhibition and Uniarts Helsinki’s Saari 2020 (Island 2020) programme on Kuninkaansaari island.

See Saari 2020 programme’s locations on interactive map.

Changes may apply.


25.8.2020 at 0:00 – 25.9.2020 at 23:59


Kuninkaansaari island

Further information

Kuninkaansaari is accessed via Vallisaari by a ferry from Helsinki’s Market Square. The route is operated by JT Lines. See timetables from JT-Lines’ website.

Please note that Kuninkaansaari island’s terrain is not entirely free of obstruction. Read more about Vallisaari and Kuninkaansaari’s accessibility from the islands’ own info page.