Letters from the Finnish civil war prison camps of 1918

Johanna Hammarberg's “Lost Letter” is an audio play installation based on twelve fictional letters describing the fates of the suspected Reds from Kotka area who were convicted in 1918 civil war prison camps. Scriptwriter, director Johanna Hammarberg (born in Kotka) has studied actual civil war documents, on which she has based the fictional letters on. The recorded letters presented in this sound installation are each between two and three minutes long. The ideas for the ”Lost letters” came from various sources which included Hammarberg's own family stories, published academic research papers, online archives, and actual letters and writings found from the People’s Archives. The letters des

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