Lost Islands

Samir Bhowmik

    Research output: Artistic and non-textual formExhibitionSolo art productionpeer-review

    Abstract

    In his work for Helsinki Biennial, Samir Bhowmik reflects on how humans take possession of nature with their infrastructure and technology. Lost Islands is a series of expeditions tracing the route of an imaginary subterranean and underwater cable through the island of Vallisaari, with the artist serving as tour guide and narrator.

    The expeditions venture into the island’s topography, forested pathways, waterways, historical buildings, ruins and bunkers. Along the way, visitors are engaged and immersed in installations, film, theatre, contemporary dance, song, and experimental music. The expeditions will take place as a series of events staged on the island from June to August.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationVallisaari
    PublisherHelsinki Art Museum
    Publication statusPublished - 12 Jun 2021
    MoE publication typeF1 Published independent work of art or performance
    EventHelsinki Biennial - Vallisaari, Helsinki, Finland
    Duration: 12 Jun 202126 Sept 2021
    https://helsinkibiennaali.fi/en/

    Field of art

    • Contemporary art

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