The Towards Dreams summer course cast an eye on future dreams using poetry, photography and the treasure map method. Sociology student Leena Oikarinen designed and directed the course as part of her studies, with poet Timo Harju leading the participants on a day trip to nature. During the trip, the participants searched for natural elements that reflected themselves, wrote poetry and jointly compiled an “ear poem”.
Jaap Klevering worked at the social art residence with people recovering from mental health problems.
KOTA workshop is a new opportunity for youth outside the working life.
Painted threads – woven pictures
Marja-Liisa Vorne worked with immigrants in Utajärvi in November 2018.
Ingredient of daily life
Tuomo Kangasmaa is a Finnish visual and media artist who is interested in the cross-over of performance, documentary and traditional film.
Turkish Artists Defne Tesal and Murat Yildiz returned to Ii to create Dream News with the participants of the Lähde! project!
Teach me a song
Makiko Nishikaze worked in collaboration with the residents of the Startti group home
Klara Bergman Fröberg was working to create an environmental artworks together with the participants from IiPaja.
Theatre to think
Eduardo de Albar Vera worked with the customers of Oulunkaari mental health services in Pudasjärvi and Ii.
Butoh dance is an expressive mode of dance that seeks to find what is deep within, beyond what is socially accepted in a pursuit of new expressions of truth.
Faces of the Space
Miia Kettunen worked in Pudasjärvi with mental health customers from Ruskapirtti and Osviitta
Art for Housing Services Workshop
What happened when an artist moved into a group home?
The Adventures of Ville and Visiting Santa's Village Christmas Magazine
Comics artist Jyrki Mäki, November 2017 and dramaturge Jukka Heinänen, October 2017, Ii, Startti group home.
The Garden of Secrets
Inclusive planning for the Suvantola park, participants include people recovering from psychiatric problems, intellectually disabled people and social and health employees from the region.
The Murals of the Amppari Youth Centre Workshop
Photographer Martu Väisänen, Vaala, youths, November 2017 and February–May 2018
Employment paths of youth at Utajärvi
Oulu-based theatre professional Sanna-Maija Karjalainen was working with the youth at Utajärvi.
Paula Suominen participated in the contents of Lähde! park
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.
In the Language of Fans
Artist Raquel Sakristán and producer Rafael Agudo, Startti group home, December 2017: Studies on the language of fans and material experimentation
Dancer Liisa Heikkinen, Utajärvi, immigrants, November 2017, February–May 2018
Dancer Liisa Heikkinen, Utajärvi, immigrants, November 2017, February–May 2018.
Art in Shared Environments workshop
What should a park include to inspire people to become interested in arts and to support comprehensive wellbeing?
Art for Employment Paths! Workshop
What art can bring to a young person’s employment path? How art related activities should be organised and what kind of obstacles and possibilities is related to it?
Inclusive planning workshops
Inclusive planning participants included people recovering from psychiatric problems, intellectually disabled people and social and health employees from the region.
Ripple-railings and Spectrum-artwork
Minna Kangasmaa worked at the Lähde! -park in collaboration with the local work rehabilitation centre in fall 2019.