As a future art teacher I’m interested of people,
environment and their dialogues through art. As my project
studies I wanted to arrange a project, which includes people
to whom art has a strong meaning in their lives. When you
are interested of making art, and you don’t do it as
living, (for example self-taught artists) the motivation
is much stronger. That’s why I invited seven people
with an artistic background in my project. This kind of aspect
is, I think, very important in the field of art education.
The truth is, anyway, that we all are creative in our own
Project called Vastavoima was a communal environmental art
project. All of the participants were self-taught artists.
It was held in a middle of Finland in the countryside, Viitasaari,
Mäntylä village. The place was called Heinäaho
and it had an art tradition with a strong "outsider