Taina Maaria Laaksonen

: Aug 17, 2017

Looking for Partnership Looking for Extra EU Funds
About Me

Interested in arts, crafts, heritage, digitalisation and makers spaces;

Modus has successfully managed and participated in Erasmus+, Nordplus and Interreg projects. Founded in Tampere, Finland in 2001, the Pirkanmaa design, arts and crafts association Modus ry (Pirkanmaan muotoilu- ja taideteollisuusyhdistys Modus ry) has established itself as a nationally renowned and recognised association that promotes professional design, arts and crafts. Currently, Modus ry has 70 professional maker-designer members, who share a common set of values: high quality, ethics and ecology. The association collaborates with other cultural bodies and companies.

The name of the association is Pirkanmaan muotoilu- ja taideteollisuusyhdistys Modus ry (Pirkanmaa design, arts and crafts association Modus ry), and the domicile of the association is Tampere, Finland.

The purpose of the association is to

  • represent the general and common interests of independent designers and artists with regard to the exercise of their profession
  • help improve the general operational preconditions in the industry
  • promote the collaboration of its members.

To pursue its purpose the association

  • engages in information and publishing activities
  • puts forward motions and makes statements on matters that concern design, arts and crafts
  • organises meetings, lectures and study trips for its members
  • maintains relations to industry-related organisations and educational institutions
  • organises counselling and training events to instruct and advise its members on matters related to the exercise of their profession.

Keywords and matching areas:

 Capacity Building
 Sustainable Development
 Arts Education
 Digital Culture
 Visual Arts
 Business Development
 Urban Innovative Actions
 Migrants and Refugees

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