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SHOWROOM

Showroom

The examples and creative outputs presented below have been produced as part of the FIRE collective’s art-based activities. They can be used to get acquainted both with the creative workshops as well as artworks co-created with children.

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Statements

on Wood

Statements on Wood on is an communal artwork created together with children from grades five and six as part of creative workshops of friendships, gender and power. 

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Friendship

workshops

Friendship workshops are two-day creative workshops, carried out with schoolchildren in grades 5–6, focusing especially on the themes of gender related harassment and safe friendships.

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Vallan visaiset kaverisuhteet

(in Finnish only)

’Vallan visaiset kaverisuhteet’ is a free, 36 paged booklet, designed to popularize and raise awareness of recent research on gender and power in the peer relationships of elementary school children.

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Headless
Chicken

A short film made by elementary
school students about romantic
feelings between boys.

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Friendship

Dreamland

 Friendship Dreamland is a travelling art exhibition comprised of children's artworks. It tells about children's dreams and hopes related to their peer cultures.

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#Metoo

Postscriptum 

A research based activistic campaign, which focused on harassment that occurs in preschool children's peer-relations, and the possibilities of creative-methods to address harassment with children.

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On the Surface – Under the Surface is a compilation of an 80-hour art-based workshop, related to the data generation for Tuija Huuki’s research project.

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Kinetic visions

—Glitching power 

Kinetic visions—Glitching power is a series of animations about peer relations, gender, and power, co-produced by school children in grades five to six in northern Finland.

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Moments

of truth

A multimedia presentation, where a group of 10–11-years old girls addressed and expressed, through various creative means, things that feel comfortable or hurtful in their relationships with the boys.

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Kisstories

A compilation of short video animations and related exercise tasks, which help adults working with children to deal with power, consent, and refusal in various encounters such as in peer relations, and friendship.  

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