• AREFS taide ja kultuuri ry is located in Haukivuori in rural Finland and organizes and supports art and culture projects

AREFS taide ja kulttuuri ry
AREFS art and culture association



  • Savon Radan ryhmä organizes activities along the historical Savo line







THIS IS OUR NATURE - 2010-2011- INDEX

INDEX

painting
0-group

printing
3rd class

felting
3rd class

knitting
7th class

painting
8th class

touch nature
on location

artists

exhibitions

 

painting

painting

painting

The images above are art works made by students of the 8 grade of the Secondary School in Haukivuori (age 14/15 years)

During the first year of the program artists, citizens, children and teachers of Haukivuori will be part of the project and participate in the planned program. The program will exist of an extra art and culture curriculum for the school, lectures, workshops, collective activities and artist’s presentations for the local society.
Active participating, communicating and producing of locals will influence and improve their craftsmanship and is valuable for the well-being of the citizens and the image of Haukivuori.

PLAN

Set up with the local school an extra art and culture curriculum that will develop strong cultural roots of the youth of Haukivuori based on Finnish regional artists with international experiences, international artists and art education students with experiences in the rural region of Haukivuori.

During the pre-project planning and executing together with local organizations and artists the active art and culture event THIS IS OUR NATURE oriented on the youth of Haukivuori.

The local society and youth organizations will be active involved through special activities and presentations by the participating artists. The intensive contacts are important sources for cross-border experiences and new contacts in partner locations.

The cultural diversity and the specific areas of the different locations are the sources for the collaboration of the artists. Their art and activities will contribute to widen local views and give new perspective to the rural circumstances in relation to the European identity.

painting (6 years)

painting (6 years)

painting (6 years)


 

This project is funded by:


 

 

 

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