art and culture crossroads
on the biggest monolith of Europe
The area located on Saksalanharju and kirkonkylä has a remarkable history.
It is important to collect, register, document and research the information as
it is still available. During exhibitions people add information to presentation
and also stories are recorded as oral documentation.
The history of the nature heritage Saksalanharju-kirkonkylä is not documented
yet, but in art centre Saksala ArtRadius it is part of the annual exhibition
first exhibition HAUKIVUORI MUISTOISSAMME has been installed in 2007 and has
given general information about the history of Haukivuori based on the book:
and images, documentation and objects collected by the people of Haukivuori.
The content of the
second exhibition HAUKIVUORI MUISTOISSAMME in 2008 has been focusing on the
LOTTA/SVARD movement in Haukivuori, Sahan Saara as a representative of the
local saw mill factory and the history of Saksala.
In 2009 the
exhibition HAUKIVUORI MUISTOISSAMME has attended on the person sauva Anna
who has lived from the age of 16 until her dead in the old people's home
Saksala, the buildings and the workers of Haukivuori.
In 2010 the
HAUKIVUORI MUISTOISSAMME has been composed by the art historian Marja-Liisa
Häyrinen who has done research after the position of orphan children in the
second half of the 19th century in Finland. The exhibition has been build on the
information of two examples Ida-Maria Hänninen and sauva Anna, both children
have been in this governmental system.
The exhibition has informed also about the 'kaski' system of burning the woods
into fruitful fields.
The sketches of Anna Sahlstén contribute to the image of the people living that
time in this region and also to the flowers growing in that area.
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