Design Village Fiskars on show in Joensuu: Arts and Crafts, Design and Visual Art from the Fiskars Ironworks
The Cooperative of Artisans, Designers and Artists in Fiskars is a unique creative community whose members live or work at the former Fiskars Ironworks in the western part of the Uusimaa Region in South Finland. Founded in 1996 and currently having 119 members, the cooperative stages high-standard exhibitions of crafts, design and visual art throughout the year.
During the summer months, a group of the Cooperative’s members will display their work at the Aitta venue in the Taitokortteli in Joensuu, East Finland. On show will be products and works by over thirty members, featuring ceramics, utility objects of wood, jewellery, textile products, works in glass, visual art and photography etc.