Antti Laitinen to Sail His Bark Boat from New Brighton to A Foundation

biennial-col-150Antti Laitinen has spent the last three weeks carefully building a “Bark Boat” at A Foundation as part of the Liverpool Biennial 2010, Touched.

On Saturday 25th September 2010 this vessel made of bark collected from the forest floor in Finland will have its inaugural voyage across the Mersey. The public will be able to see this voyage at a number of key points and can welcome the boat back to A Foundation for 12.00.

The schedule of the Voyage is as follows:
07.30 Launch New Brighton Lifeboat Station.
09.00 The Bark Boat passes the Pier Head.
11.00 The Bark Boat arrives at Brunswick Dock.
12.00 The Bark Boat returns to A Foundation.

To see more of the work of this extraordinary artist visit A Foundation where Laitinen presents a survey of keys works from the last decade of his performances including, the “It’s My Island” trilogy, “Bare Necessities”, “Untitled” and “Walk the Line” among others.

Visitor Information
A Foundation Liverpool,
67 Greenland Street,
Liverpool L1 0BY
+44(0)151 706 0600
Exhibition continues – 18 September – 28 November 2010


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