Employment paths of youth at Vaala

Writer and literary art teacher Minna Mikkonen worked as an Art sponsor especially in Vaala area in autumn 2018.

Art sponsor together with young adults seeks for their own art paths and new perspectives for their lives through art to support their employment. Minna believes that with the help of art everyone can find themselves a new language and a new way of being. “By art we are all equal despite of our roles.”


Minna Mikkonen
Writer and literary art teacher Minna Mikkonen works in diverse community art projects through culture cooperative ILME. She also works as a teacher in Oulu city employment services’ art groups in Culture house Valve. Minna wants to work with people of various ages and different life situations. Minna’s first novel Kivenkerääjät was published in 2015. She is now writing her second novel.

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