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sami rintala temporary art

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by martina ruini


land(e)scape Architectonical landscape installation Savonlinna, Finland -1999 three abandoned barnhouses lifted on wooden legs to be able to follow their farmers to the cities. barns were set on fire during a traditional slaughter carnival.


uunisaari summer theatre temporary theatre for helsinki culture capital, Finland -2000 a part of the helsinki culture capital 2000 programme, a temporary theatre with 400 seats was constructed on rocky island. the whole construction was tied down to an existing anchoring point for fishing boats. the canvas roof follows the tension, creates sensitive, drum-like acoustical situation for performing as well as pours all rain water through the middle point of the building.


birdcage yokoama triennal, japan -2001 a wooden balsa bird was sent up to 10 km carried by a meterological research baloon. the birds were launched from a rope and steel cocoon-like construction situated in the harbor of yokoama.


kaluga floating sauna archstoyanie 08, festival of landscape objects a house built on water ( Noha’s ark )


migration Architectonical installation oslo, norway - 2004 architectural installation to “kontraskjaeret park�; flying libraries for oslo citziens. stepping off ground peacefully, watching the slowly moving landscape and reading a good book is offered to passers-by


positive competition for an outdoor art work plus=3d cross connection to the hospital buildings


element house Site specific architectural installation to bisan urban nartural park, south korea -2006 three abandoned barnhouses lifted on wooden legs to be able to follow their farmers to the cities. barns were set on fire during a tradi-


the mill halikko river Finland -2007 proposal for green art-ecological landscape art exhibition in finland. shelter for kayakk paddlers, all necessary energy is taken from the river.


kafjord LOCAL NATURE TOuRISM DEVELOPMENT PROJECT IN THE ARTIC NORWAY KAFJORD-2007


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