9.3.2022

15:00—15:30

Events

To burn, Forest, Fire.

To Burn, Forest, Fire

Incense ceremony by Katie Paterson

In connection with the World Weather Network an incense ceremony instigated by Scottish artist Katie Paterson will take place in The Living Art Museum this Saturday September 3 at 15:00. 

  

The incense ceremony „To Burn, Forest, Fire“ consists of the scent of the first forest on our planet 385 million years ago and the scent of the last forest during our climate crisis. These scents were transformed into incense and burned at several different venues in Helsinki in September 2021.  

Now the incense ceremony will take place across the world, which the world weather network participants will organise in dialogue with IHME Helsinki which nominated Katie as their creative representative in the network. 

  

In total 27 arts organisations across the world make up the World Weather Network, a ground-breaking constellation of ‘weather stations’ located across the world in oceans, deserts, mountains, farmland, rainforests, observatories, lighthouses and cities.  

  

From June 21 2022 to June 21 2023, artists, writers and communities will share observations, stories, reflections and images about their local weather, creating an archipelago of voices and viewpoints. Engaging climate scientists and environmentalists, the World Weather Network brings together diverse world views and different ways of understanding the weather across multiple localities and languages.  

  

The event is organized by The Icelandic Art Center in collaboration with The Living Art Museum. 

  

More information about hte network and ceremony: 

http://worldweathernetwork.org/ 

https://www.ihmehelsinki.fi/en/ihme-artwork-2021/ 

https://katiepaterson.org/artwork/to-burn-forest-fire/ 

To Burn, Forest, Fire

Incense ceremony by Katie Paterson

In connection with the World Weather Network an incense ceremony instigated by Scottish artist Katie Paterson will take place in The Living Art Museum this Saturday September 3 at 15:00. 

  

The incense ceremony „To Burn, Forest, Fire“ consists of the scent of the first forest on our planet 385 million years ago and the scent of the last forest during our climate crisis. These scents were transformed into incense and burned at several different venues in Helsinki in September 2021.  

Now the incense ceremony will take place across the world, which the world weather network participants will organise in dialogue with IHME Helsinki which nominated Katie as their creative representative in the network. 

  

In total 27 arts organisations across the world make up the World Weather Network, a ground-breaking constellation of ‘weather stations’ located across the world in oceans, deserts, mountains, farmland, rainforests, observatories, lighthouses and cities.  

  

From June 21 2022 to June 21 2023, artists, writers and communities will share observations, stories, reflections and images about their local weather, creating an archipelago of voices and viewpoints. Engaging climate scientists and environmentalists, the World Weather Network brings together diverse world views and different ways of understanding the weather across multiple localities and languages.  

  

The event is organized by The Icelandic Art Center in collaboration with The Living Art Museum. 

  

More information about hte network and ceremony: 

http://worldweathernetwork.org/ 

https://www.ihmehelsinki.fi/en/ihme-artwork-2021/ 

https://katiepaterson.org/artwork/to-burn-forest-fire/