This course introduces students to soft sculpture through pattern making and armature and utilizes processes including sewing, knitting, crochet, simple construction and skinning. Students will respond sculpturally to ideas that transform and subvert the natural character of objects through space, scale, function, meaning and materiality. This unit will develop time management skills and expand on knowledge of composition and structure in 3D space. Students will keep visual and technical diaries and studio theory aims to develop critical and evaluative skills to interpret and understand artworks within a contemporary art context. Workplace Health and Safety instruction is an integral part of the course.
Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Competently utilise a range of skills relevant to soft sculpture, pattern making and armature in response to space and shape projects.
- Explore the potential of material/s used in the soft sculpture, pattern making and armature projects.
- Investigate the inventive application of concepts and processes relevant to soft sculpture, pattern making and armature
- Engage with historical and theoretical contexts relevant to the sculpture projects.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work, Visual Diaries [Los 1-4] 80%.
Documentation/Studio Theory, Critique [Los 2-4] 20%
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice; and b) 82 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Band 1
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery|
|8530||23 Jul 2018||30 Jul 2018||31 Aug 2018||26 Oct 2018||In Person|