Our collaborator Nick Morris from Ohio visited us last week and we managed to build some great new partnerships between Finland and the US! Thank you Nick for you visit and let’s continue this great collaboration from here!
Here is our last week’s program with some photos:
Monday 13th June
Walking around in the Pyynikki park are, and visiting at the observation tower.
Visiting Pikku Kakkonen children’s park
Dinner and discussion about the aims for our collaboration.
Tuesday 14th June
Meeting with the biology/geography teacher Ms. Merja Kuisma from the Normal School of the University of Tampere
Lunch at the Tammelantori market place
Visiting Kauppi city park
Discussion about our Sharing Commons, Varying Perspectives installation on the shores of Lake Näsijärvi.
Wednesday 15th June
Lunch at the Café Tallipiha – Stable Yards with Dr Antti Saari, EDU, University of Tampere
A visit to Cultural Education Unit TAITE of Museum Services, City of Tampere, to hear about Taidekaari – ‘Art Arc’ Cultural Education Programme
Visiting Näsilinna, Tiitiäisen Satupuisto children’s park and Nääs-halli sport hall in Näsinpuisto park
Ron Mueck exhibition at Sara Hildén Art Museum and Näsinneula tower in Särkänniemi
Dinner with EDU researchers Jani Pulkki and Vesa Jaaksi
Thursday 16th June
Visiting Hämeenlinna and meeting with the director and teacher of forest preschool
Evening in a summer cottage and smoke sauna in Kangasala.
Friday 17th June
A short stop at Melo power plant between Nokia and Siuro
Visiting Jussi’s studio on the bank of Siuronkoski Rapids
Lunch at the Koskibaari
Visiting Ossi Somma’s outdoor exhibition
Walking in the nature preserves of Siuro
Saturday 18th June
Meeting with Olli-Jukka Jokisaari from University of Turku and Jani Pulkki and Vesa Jaaksi from EDU, University of Tampere
Sunday 19th June
Visiting Seitseminen Nature Centre
Visiting an old farm and hiking in the Seitseminen old-growth forest, Torpparintaival 6.5 km (4 miles)
Dinner and closing discussion