The Thing strikes again at Saari 2020

Performance at Kuninkaansaari island.

Two people sitting on a picnic blanket wearing masks.

The performance-collective Glitcher has created a monster. Terrified by their own creation they were lost for words and started calling it The Thing. A freak of art. The Thing is a hive mind, weird-ass punk creature. It leaps out of the shadows, disrupting the art scene, tearing apart every art event it runs into. It has been sleeping for a long time but now it’s back, and this time it won’t go down easy. The Thing has built its nest on Kuninkaansaari, and there it festers, waiting for the next art-festival to prey on. But do not fright, it won’t hurt you! As long as you are not art yourself.

Glitcher (Emelie Zilliacus and Martin Paul) with Oscar Fagerudd

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.

Changes may apply.

Time

Tue 11.8.2020 at 0:00 – Tue 11.8.2020 at 0:00

Thu 13.8.2020 at 0:00 – Thu 13.8.2020 at 0:00

Sat 15.8.2020 at 0:00 – Sat 15.8.2020 at 0:00

Tue 18.8.2020 at 0:00 – Tue 18.8.2020 at 0:00

Thu 20.8.2020 at 0:00 – Thu 20.8.2020 at 0:00

Sat 22.8.2020 at 0:00 – Sat 22.8.2020 at 0:00

Further information

The event is part of Uniarts Helsinki’s Saari 2020 (Island 2020) programme in Kuninkaansaari island.