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UYTY0202 Winter Art in Community, 2 ECTS cr. 
Code UYTY0202  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Winter Art in Community  Abbreviation Winter Art in C 
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 


Learning outcomes

After the course the student knows
- the basic snow environmental planning and sculpting techniques
- the basic ice sculpting techniques if ice is available
- how to plan and make a site-specific snow sculpture or snow environment


Winter Art, winter culture, snow architecture, snow sculpting, ice sculpting.


Lectures, exercises and collaborative snow sculpting in workshop (36 hours), independent studies, designing sculptures, written and illustrated documentation of the workshop (18


Active participation to the lectures and workshop, report on workshop.

Supplementary Literature 

Brunni, A. & Hovila, A.& Nikula, M. (Eds.): SnowNow DVD, 2004.
Huhmarniemi, M. & Jokela, T. & Vuorjoki, S. (Eds.): Talven taito. Winter Skills, 2003
Huhmarniemi, M. & Jokela, T. & Vuorjoki, S. (Eds.): Talven taidetta. Winter Art, 2003
Huhmarniemi, M. & Jokela, T. & Vuorjoki, S. (Eds.): Talven tuntemus. Sense of Winter, 2004
Huhmarniemi, M. & Jokela, T. & Vuorjoki, S. (Eds.): Talven toimintaa. Winter Activities. 2004
Härkönen, E. Jokela t. & Yliharju, A. (Eds.): Snow Design from Lapland, 2014


Pass / fail


3rd period

Target Group 



Maria Huhmarniemi, Antti Stöckell

Language of instruction 

Lectures in English.

Additional information 

The course usually takes place outside from Rovaniemi and students are required to pay some travelling costs.


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