Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


The aim of the course is to develop awareness of the operating methods of contemporary sculpture and installation art. The course also develops the students ability to independently study space and form and use them as means of artistic expression. The course provides capabilities to combine the concepts of art, design, theory and history in plastic expression.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 11.01.2021 - 16.02.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Andrew Best-Dunkley

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Ari Björn, Antti-Ville Reinikainen

Contact information for the course (valid 07.12.2020-21.12.2112):

Andy Best, Sculpture lecturer

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

     Lectures, presentations, exercises, independent work. Students develop a personal contemporary sculpture project. All students take part in an exhibition at the end of the course.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The students implement a sculpture or installation based on their own idea. The course may include lectures, excursions, discussions and critiques.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    85h contact teaching + 40h independent work.


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Provided in class

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    01248 Sculpture Now

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Taide Nyt!, Havainto, Studio A, Studio B, or similar

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    4 Quality Education

    5 Gender Equality

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption

    13 Climate Action