The greatest of all secrets

Artwork on Kuninkaansaari island.

He said the question was not whether one has secrets, but of what kind.
“Everybody has hidden wounds,” he continued.
The old magician was determined to reveal his own.

Single-channel video, 4K, year of completion: 2020. Duration: 15 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.


20.8.2020 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.