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UYTY0116 Socially-engaged Art, 2 ECTS cr. 
Code UYTY0116  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Socially-engaged Art  Abbreviation Socially-engage 
Credits2 ECTS cr.  Date of expiry  
TypeBasic studies Subject0154 Environment, Art and Community 
ClassCourse  Hours  
Study right   GradingPass, Fail, Grades 1-5 
Recommended timing 
   
Organisation Faculty of Art and Design 

Description
Aim 

Learning outcomes
Having completed the course the student can
-outline the operating area of applied visual art
-recognize the skills needed by a visual artist in designing and implementing event environments and events
-understand the theoretical principles community art activity

 
Contents 

Outlining the differences between visual art, community art, community based art education art, architecture. The course will explore specific strategies and approaches to socially engaged art practices through readings and direct engagement with community-based projects. Application options of visual art in event environments and programme services. Principles of art’s eff on wellbeing

 
Methods 

Lectures and exercises 24 h, independent work 51 h

 
Requirements 

Active participation in lectures and exercises. Implementation of tasks and group work

 
More literature information and extra material 

Jokela, T; Coutts, G. & Härkönen, E. Cool. Applied visual art in the North, 2013
Coutts, G. & Jokela, T. (Eds.) Art, Community and Environment, 2008
Grande, J. Balance. Art and Nature, 2004
Kylänen, M. & Häkkinen A. (eds.). Articles on Experiences 5 – Arts and Experiences, 2007
Ahonen A. etl all. Crystals of Children’s Well-being. Cross Boarder Collaboration between Schools in the Arctic, 2008
Articles handed out during the course

 
Evaluation 

1–5 / fail

 
Timing 

4th period

 
Target Group 

First year of Master’s studies

 
Tutor 

Art Education lecturer

 
Language of instruction 

English

 


Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type ECTS cr. Teacher Schedule
Registration Socially-engaged Art  Lecture course  Glen Coutts,
Tatiana Kravtsov 
23.03.20mon 09.00-15.00
24.03.20tue 09.00-15.00
25.03.20wed 09.00-15.00
26.03.20thu 13.00-19.00
31.03.20tue 09.00-15.00

Upcoming exams
No exams.