In a groundbreaking multidisciplinary project with the Bjerknes Centre for climate research, Eamon O´Kane, professor of Visual art at the Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design at UoB, will facilitate and inspire the writing of stories and paintings by young people from Greenland and Fiji. In this way showing the effects of climate change on their lives.
Strategic plan 2018 - 2022::
"KMD adapts, affects, agitates, animates, brings, budges, cajoles, captivates, changes, coaxes, compels, converts, convinces, cradles, encourages, engages, enthuses, impels, incites, induces, influences, inspires, lures, manipulates, manoeuvres, motivates, nudges, persuades, pressures, provokes, rocks, rouses, runs, seduces, stimulates, sways, tempts, touches, urges, moves."
The Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design (KMD) offers BA, MA and PhD programmes based on an internationally recognised level of artistic research.
We educate future artists, designers, performing musicians, composers, music therapists, musicologists, curators, and music and art teachers.
The faculty consists of about 600 students and 190 employees, of which approx. 130 are academics. Academic activities are organised across three departments with a joint administration: Fine Art, Music, and Design. The departments have research fellows who are affiliated with one of UiB's PhD programmes - either the new artistic programme or the scientific.