When we arrived in Helsinki in september 2014, we knew the city would show its weird side right away. It always happens to us when we travel. Maybe, we attract this kind of things but still don’t know why we attracted a huge pissing statue like the one we found on Helsinki’s harbor.

Peeing in public is something our mothers didn’t want us to do. Sometimes it happens but we always hide somewhere so nobody can see what we are doing. But this statue is not hidden at all. It sits in the middle of Helsinki’s harbor next to where you catch the ferries to travel around the islands. Everywhere you look, you are going to see it. But, what is that?




Helsinki’s Pissing Statue has a name: Bad Bad Boy

This weird looking giant boy appeared next to the Finnair Sky Wheel by the Market Square back in August 2014. It isn’t embarrassed by what he is doing so he continues to do what he wants there. The statue is called Bad Bad Boy, and it is from Tommi Toija who had an exhibition called Mutatis Mutandis at Amos Anderson Art Museum.

When we arrived in Helsinki in september 2014, we knew the city would show its weird side right away. It always happens to us when we travel. Maybe, we attract this kind of things but still don’t know why we attracted a huge pissing statue like the one we found on Helsinki’s harbor. Peeing in public is something our mothers didn’t want us to do. Sometimes it happens but we always hide somewhere so nobody can see what we are doing. But this statue is not hidden at all. It sits in the middle of Helsinki’s harbor next to where you catch the ferries to travel around the islands. Everywhere you look, you are going to see it. But, what is that?
When we arrived in Helsinki in september 2014, we knew the city would show its weird side right away. It always happens to us when we travel. Maybe, we attract this kind of things but still don’t know why we attracted a huge pissing statue like the one we found on Helsinki’s harbor. Peeing in public is something our mothers didn’t want us to do. Sometimes it happens but we always hide somewhere so nobody can see what we are doing. But this statue is not hidden at all. It sits in the middle of Helsinki’s harbor next to where you catch the ferries to travel around the islands. Everywhere you look, you are going to see it. But, what is that?
When we arrived in Helsinki in september 2014, we knew the city would show its weird side right away. It always happens to us when we travel. Maybe, we attract this kind of things but still don’t know why we attracted a huge pissing statue like the one we found on Helsinki’s harbor. Peeing in public is something our mothers didn’t want us to do. Sometimes it happens but we always hide somewhere so nobody can see what we are doing. But this statue is not hidden at all. It sits in the middle of Helsinki’s harbor next to where you catch the ferries to travel around the islands. Everywhere you look, you are going to see it. But, what is that?
When we arrived in Helsinki in september 2014, we knew the city would show its weird side right away. It always happens to us when we travel. Maybe, we attract this kind of things but still don’t know why we attracted a huge pissing statue like the one we found on Helsinki’s harbor. Peeing in public is something our mothers didn’t want us to do. Sometimes it happens but we always hide somewhere so nobody can see what we are doing. But this statue is not hidden at all. It sits in the middle of Helsinki’s harbor next to where you catch the ferries to travel around the islands. Everywhere you look, you are going to see it. But, what is that?
When we arrived in Helsinki in september 2014, we knew the city would show its weird side right away. It always happens to us when we travel. Maybe, we attract this kind of things but still don’t know why we attracted a huge pissing statue like the one we found on Helsinki’s harbor. Peeing in public is something our mothers didn’t want us to do. Sometimes it happens but we always hide somewhere so nobody can see what we are doing. But this statue is not hidden at all. It sits in the middle of Helsinki’s harbor next to where you catch the ferries to travel around the islands. Everywhere you look, you are going to see it. But, what is that?

In a way, this sculpture reminds us of the famous Manneken Pis from Brussels. But this pissing statue doesn’t look as friendly as the Belgian one. The pissing statue of Helsinki looks like it doesn’t want to be there. Its uncomfortable face shows a level of embarrassment that we hope we never reach.

Since this statue belongs to Mutatis Mutandis at Amos Anderson Art Museum and that exhibition lasted until october 27, we are not sure it still stands there. Probably, it is gone by now. At least we have the pictures to prove that Helsinki had the guts to have a giant pissing statue on its harbour.

When we arrived in Helsinki in september 2014, we knew the city would show its weird side right away. It always happens to us when we travel. Maybe, we attract this kind of things but still don’t know why we attracted a huge pissing statue like the one we found on Helsinki’s harbor. Peeing in public is something our mothers didn’t want us to do. Sometimes it happens but we always hide somewhere so nobody can see what we are doing. But this statue is not hidden at all. It sits in the middle of Helsinki’s harbor next to where you catch the ferries to travel around the islands. Everywhere you look, you are going to see it. But, what is that?
When we arrived in Helsinki in september 2014, we knew the city would show its weird side right away. It always happens to us when we travel. Maybe, we attract this kind of things but still don’t know why we attracted a huge pissing statue like the one we found on Helsinki’s harbor. Peeing in public is something our mothers didn’t want us to do. Sometimes it happens but we always hide somewhere so nobody can see what we are doing. But this statue is not hidden at all. It sits in the middle of Helsinki’s harbor next to where you catch the ferries to travel around the islands. Everywhere you look, you are going to see it. But, what is that?
When we arrived in Helsinki in september 2014, we knew the city would show its weird side right away. It always happens to us when we travel. Maybe, we attract this kind of things but still don’t know why we attracted a huge pissing statue like the one we found on Helsinki’s harbor. Peeing in public is something our mothers didn’t want us to do. Sometimes it happens but we always hide somewhere so nobody can see what we are doing. But this statue is not hidden at all. It sits in the middle of Helsinki’s harbor next to where you catch the ferries to travel around the islands. Everywhere you look, you are going to see it. But, what is that?
When we arrived in Helsinki in september 2014, we knew the city would show its weird side right away. It always happens to us when we travel. Maybe, we attract this kind of things but still don’t know why we attracted a huge pissing statue like the one we found on Helsinki’s harbor. Peeing in public is something our mothers didn’t want us to do. Sometimes it happens but we always hide somewhere so nobody can see what we are doing. But this statue is not hidden at all. It sits in the middle of Helsinki’s harbor next to where you catch the ferries to travel around the islands. Everywhere you look, you are going to see it. But, what is that?
When we arrived in Helsinki in september 2014, we knew the city would show its weird side right away. It always happens to us when we travel. Maybe, we attract this kind of things but still don’t know why we attracted a huge pissing statue like the one we found on Helsinki’s harbor. Peeing in public is something our mothers didn’t want us to do. Sometimes it happens but we always hide somewhere so nobody can see what we are doing. But this statue is not hidden at all. It sits in the middle of Helsinki’s harbor next to where you catch the ferries to travel around the islands. Everywhere you look, you are going to see it. But, what is that?

Bad Bad Boy

Helsinki’s Pissing Statue: Bad Bad Boy

Helsinki’s Västra Terminalen
00220 Helsinki, Finland

EDIT: After we wrote this article, we found out that this statue moved to the other Harbor in Helsinki. It is still possible to see it around the area on the map above.



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