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: 6

Schedule: 09.01.2023 - 23.02.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Denise Ziegler, Ari Björn

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: Finnish, Swedish, English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    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 for whole curriculum period:

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

  • applies in this implementation

    Completing the course requires 80 % attendance and carrying out the given tasks.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    85h contact teaching + 77h independent work.


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring III
    2023-2024 Spring III

    Enrollment :

    Registration for courses: Sisu.

    Priority order to courses is according to the order of priority decided by the Academic committee for School of Arts, Design and Architecture,   

    Minimum amount of participants is 8 students. Maximum amount of participants is 20 students.