Sauna Obscura, floating sauna, camera, artwork, experience.


Enjoy sauna inside a camera! Sauna Obscura is a floating sauna that at the same time works as a camera obscura. The surrounding landscape is reflected as a living picture on the inside walls of the sauna, the steam and the bodies of the bathers. We are moving on the borderline of person and space, between inner and outer rooms. Sauna Obscura is a mobile artwork by Heidi Lunabba.


Contact:
heidi(at)lunabba.com


Camera and sauna? Camera (lat. room) obscura (lat. dark) is a box or room that is totally isolated from light. If one makes a tiny hole in the wall of the room, the lightbeams will draw the outer view on the opposite wall. In Sauna Obscura the camera room is a sauna, the bather can follow a moving image of what is outside the sauna. Diving in to the water surrounding the sauna the bather will still be in the sauna as part of the image projected on the wall. Sauna Obscura has visited Uusikarlepyy, Vaasa, Rauma, Tammisaari, Helsiki and Berlin. Sauna Obscura was part of the Turku 2011 European Capital of Culture, it is situated at Villa Långvik spa and welness center in Kirkkonummi 2012
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