Department of Art and Media

Department of Art and Media

The Department of Art and Media conducts research and artistic activities across a broad range of subjects and themes. These include art education, contemporary art, curating, game design, new media, photography, visual communication design and visual culture. The department provides education in Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral levels.

The department was formed in 2022 as a merger of two departments which have both been recognized internationally  for high-quality artistic outputs, media productions and art pedagogical activities, scholarship, and research. The Department of Art and Media, with approximately 800 students and over 100 staff members, is the largest department in the School of Arts, Design and Architecture.

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A drawing machine and a messy drawing

Study Options

Study options at the Department of Art and Media

Department of Art and Media
Research

Research

Research within the Department of Art and Media.

Department of Art and Media
Eva Durall's defence on Nov 1st 2018 - Department of Media Photo: Hilla Kurki

People

People in the Department of Art and Media.

Department of Art and Media

Contact us

Department of Art and Media
PO BOX 31000
FI-00076 AALTO

School of Arts, Design and Architecture by Sari Dhima

Väre

Otaniementie 14
School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Locations

Current news

RDM & Open Science training
Research & Art Published:
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Studies Published:

New minor: Aalto Wood

For students in any field interested in wood!
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Honoured, Research & Art, Studies Published:

Fashion designer, photographer and band join forces to create a magical summer utopia

Fashion designer Justus Kantakoski and photographer Mortti Saarnia, were nominated for an EMMA Award this year for a music video for Suistamon Sähkö.
ARTPARK (AI & Robotics Technology Park)
Research & Art Published:

ARTPARK Foundation India to partner with Aalto University in co-creating digital citizenship

Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture has embarked on a partnership with ARTPARK (AI & Robotics Technology Park), a non-profit foundation promoted by the Indian Institute of Science.

Events

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Lectures and seminars

Creative Technologies

The series of seminars focusing on creative technologies started in Autumn 2022 at Aalto University.
The KOTAMO report - Making Waves 2/Feb/2023
Academic events

The KOTAMO report: Equality, non-discrimination and diversity among teaching and research staff in higher education institutions - Making Waves 2/Feb/2023 14:00

Join us for our next Making Waves event on 2/Feb/2023 14:00: Senior Expert Julia Jousilahti (Demos Helsinki) will talk about the KOTAMO report commissioned by the Ministry of Education and Culture: Equality, non-discrimination and diversity among teaching and research staff in higher education institutions.
Visualizing Uncertainty
Campus, Conferences, Exhibitions, Lectures and seminars, Networking, Other, Workshops

Visualizing Knowledge 2023

Visualising Knowledge, a conference, a showcase and workshops, invite you to discuss and explore uncertainty in a new light. Let’s find prevalent questions and explanations through information design and data visualization to unravel the complexity.
Digital Fabrication Exhibition 2022 Identity
Exhibitions

Digital Fabrication Showcase 2022

Aalto Fablab celebrates a year of creativity with projects made in or with the Aalto Fablab, Aalto Studios and other Aalto University workshops. You are welcome to join the exhibition opening on 7 November at 17:00 in Väre main lobby. The show will be open until 19 November 2022.
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