Credits: 3

Schedule: 28.02.2019 - 04.04.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Juhana Moisander and Kati Lehtonen

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The student will be able to plan and carry out an artistic project based on his/her own sensory perceptions and experiences. The student will explore new possibilities in representing landscape in relation to traditional ways – especially the tradition of landscape painting.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Carrying out an art-project based on observing the landscape. Experimenting and combining various painting - and digital techniques. Introduction to traditional landscape painting.

Details on the course content (applies in this implementation): 

During the course the main focus is in the concept of landscape and how it has been portrayed in art history and contemporary art. The course approach the topic through artistic practice and case studies of artworks and discussions on how the relationship between man and nature has changed throughout the history. The practical site consist of working both out in the nature and inside the studio. The course offers different artistic approaches to the concept of landscape and facilities to work on your own project.

The teachers of the course are visual artists Kati Lehtonen ( and Juhana Moisander ( ). The day will start with a lecture ( 9-11 ) and the rest of the day will be practical work on the tasks and on your own projects dealing with the landscape. We ´ll be going outside to the nature so dress accordingly to the weather. 

Timetable of the course:

28.2 9-17 Kati Lehtonen (first lecture 9-11, space: R001/M134)

7.3 9-17 Kati Lehtonen (first lecture 9-11, space: R001/M134)

14.3 9-17 Juhana Moisander (first lecture 9-11, space: R001/M134)

21.3 9-17 Juhana Moisander

28.3 9-17 Kati Lehtonen

4..4 9-17 Juhana Moisander

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Exercises, lectures, personal guidance and independent work.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

48 h contact teaching, 33 h independent work.

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Minimum amount of participants is 8 students.
Two places are reserved for exchange students.
The course is taught in Finnish / English.


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