This course introduces students to basic skills, techniques and processes of sculptural construction using steel and wood. Instruction is through induction into hand and power tools and equipment. A theme-based project will introduce students to possibilities of working with these materials while exploring formal sculptural language and spatial properties through experimental exercises. Students will keep visual and technical diaries and studio theory aims to develop critical awareness and evaluative skills to interpret and understand artworks within a contemporary and historical context.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Utilise skills relevant to the discipline in response to sculpture projects.
- Explore material/s used in constructed form and space projects.
- Recognise relationships between concept and process in sculpture.
- Identify historical and theoretical contexts relevant to sculpture projects.
Portfolio of studio work and visual journal (80%) and Documentation (20%). Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessionsthat provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.
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Workload4 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 6 hours per week independent studio practice.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4298||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|