Community, Art and Environment Studies (25 ECTS cr.)

Programme Overview

Community, Art and Environment Studies is a non-degree programme of the Department of Art Education in Faculty of Art and Design. The programme is designed for Finnish and foreign degree students as well as international exchange students in faculty of art and design. All courses are taught in English. The studies can be completed by either taking individual courses or taking part in the whole 25 ECTS cr. programme.

Students and Studies

Community, art and environment study module is offered every year in the Department of Art Education. In this study module students can concentrate on either environmental art issues or on performative art questions. Community, art and environment studies provide students with the basic skills to carry out environment and community art. In addition, students are provided with the skills to apply new methods in combining the fields of art education and the activities of various art and cultural institutions, organizations and informal communities. The purpose of these studies is to refine students own artistic skills and reform the work between different organizations, communities and art education.

This study module aims to familiarize students with the strategy of site specific art, community art, performance art, land art, environmental art and art happenings. The module is set in the context of the Northern culture. Many of workshops take place in outdoor environment in Rovaniemi and surroundings or further north in Lapland.

More information on structure of studies and courses is available in WebOodi.

Coordination and Contacts

Ms. Maria Huhmarniemi
Faculty of Art and Desing / Department of Art Education
Tel. +358 (0)40 484 4376