The Aalto University School of Art and Design has reorganised its department structure
There are now five departments instead of six: Motion Picture, Television and Production Design; Media; Design; Art; and Art and Media Pori.
The departments of Motion Picture, Television and Production Design, Design, and Art and Media Pori will continue unchanged.
The Department of Art comprises the Art Education degree programmes, the Master’s degree programmes in Fine Art and Environmental Art, and the school’s shared art, theory and history studies.
The Department of Media comprises degree programmes in Graphic Design and Photography, as well as the Media Lab.
Professor Helena Sederholm was appointed Head of Department of the new Department of Art, and Professor Philip Dean was appointed Head of the Department of Media. Professor Pirjo Hirvonen continues at the helm of the Department of Design and Professor Mika Ritalahti at the helm of the Department of Motion Picture, Television and Production Design. The Head of the Department of Art and Media Pori is Professor Harri Laakso.