AREFS taide ja kulttuuri ry
AREFS art and culture association

  • Savon Radan ryhmä organizes activities along the historical Savo line


In 2014 AREFS has participated in an art program with Russian children at the old school in Vehmaskylä. Through nature and art youngsters were able to discover the characteristics of Finnish landscape and to increase their English language skills.

During one week a small group of young people has stayed in the old school and they learn to know each other, the nature and have art and language experiences.

DRAWING in nature

 young people are sketching nature elements

making drawings in nature

PAINTING a map of the environment

at home archiving the material, using the English translation and start with painting a map

at the old school they archived their drawings, made translations and started with painting a huge map of the environment

the map is built in pieces

the map is built up by different paintings

final map of the environment

the final map got a typical view, bottom and top can be changed - gouache on paper 8x 50x65 cm (total 200x130 cm)

PRINTING a small book with English words

printing about nature

by mono-printing the participants made several copies of different forms, through exchange they all have a booklet with prints and English words

mono-printing a book


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