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Workshop on Kuninkaansaari island.

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How does a new space unfold to us when we are potentially unaware of its history? And how might different narratives affect our experience?

During this hour-long workshop, participants will explore the area near the bridge connecting Vallisaari and Kuninkaansaari. Combining deep mapping practices and archival research, we’ll share simple scores for listening and paying attention to the landscape and the histories that have shaped it. These explorations will be followed by a discussion of approximately one hour.

There will be two workshops open to the public on September 5th and 6th. Pre-registration is required, and we will host up to 15 participants per workshop.

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

Changes may apply.

Time

Sat 5.9.2020 at 0:00 – Sun 6.9.2020 at 0:00

Location

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.