WORKSHOP: FINISH CULTURE THROUGH IMAGE STUDIES

WORKSHOP LEADER: FINISH CULTURE THROUGH IMAGE STUDIES, Finnish-Serbian culture cooperation

Author of project: Ljiljana Maletin-Vojvodic, teacher of literature, writer who spent several months at different artist-in-residence Centers in Finland

Ten creative workshops sponsored by Finnish Embassy in Belgrade and Ministry of foreign Affairs held at Karlovci Grammar school at Sremski Karlovci: basic fact about intercultural image studies, Sudent’s training in creative writing, Finnish transcription in Serbian literature, Basic knowledge of language, Finnish history, Aki Kaurismaki”s movies, Sibelius music, Lenrot”s Kalevala.
Goal:
Promotion of Finnish Serbian cultural ties.
Students of II 5 at creative workshops about Finland.
Karlovci Grammer school, May, 2011.
 
 Finland, book of Kalevala, lakes and saunas, Prometej, Novi Sad, Serbia, 2011.
Newspaper article about workshop, Dnevnik, Novi Sad, 01.03.2011.
Title of  workshops:
– Aki Kaurismeki, Lights in the dusk (presentation of films and talk about one of the most famous Finnish director. Ljiljana Maletin, a teacher of literature.
– Music of Jan Sibelius, romanticism and national revival (listening to music, talk, footage from you tube). Rastko Pavlov, music teacher.
– History of Finland, Finland, between Sweden and Russia. The independence of Finland, Finland and the EU, Lutheran religion (talk, presentation. Dejan Đurđev, a history teacher.
– Finland, the country of the Midnight Sun (aurora borealis, polar night, Finland as a Nordic and Scandinavian country), the conversation, the projection of photographs, documentary footage. Ljiljana Radisavljević, Geography teacher.
– Kalevala, the national epic (Pauer-point presentation). Sandra Urban, professor of literature.
– Visual arts, architecture and design, Alvar Alto. Ljiljana Maletin, a teacher of literature.

* This project represented a rare opportunity to gather different professors about the same topics and to access it from different angles, at the same time. For this reason, and because they used different and creative type of teaching methods,  students were very motivated for collaboration.

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