• Offered by School of Art
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Niklavs Rubenis
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
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This course draws upon developing abilities to create curved components to investigate the support of the human body in the near environment. Topics covered include observations contextualising humans seeking bodily support from objects and the environment (when, where and why we perch, lean, sit, lounge, lie down), exploring objects that interface with the body to dictate behaviour or present emotional/narrative content, creative ideation, ergonomics, scale drawings, mock-ups, approaches to scaffolding intersecting parts in free space, and the use of jigs for supporting curves.  Students will work both during and outside of class to design and make one major furniture project.  The course is taught by a combination of readings, lectures, discussions, demonstrations, and supervised practice that exposes students to a combination of technology, theory, history, and design and making processes.  Occupational health and safety instruction is an integral part of this course.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate competency with a range of higher level technical skills in creating complex structures including intersecting components and/or curved components;
  2. Apply knowledge of the functional, conceptual, historical and theoretical contexts through development and execution of studio projects and research;
  3. Demonstrate critical reflection and contextual understanding on own work and that of other artists/designers through note-taking in journal and in discussions.

Indicative Assessment

Portfolio of studio work and visual journal (80%) [LOs 1 - 4]

and Documentation (20%) [LOs 2 - 4]

Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress

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Workload

4 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 6 hours per week independent studio practice.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying one of the following programs; Bachelor of Arts (Visual) (3010) Bachelor of Design Arts (3011) Bachelor of Visual Arts (3012) Bachelor of Visual Arts (3013) Bachelor of Design Arts (3014) Bachelor of Arts (Digital) (3020) Bachelor of Digital Arts (3022) Bachelor of Arts (New Media Arts) (3030) Bachelor of Design Arts (3115) Bachelor of Visual Arts (3125) Bachelor of Arts(Visual) (4010) Bachelor of Arts (Visual)/Bachelor of Music (4011) Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Music (4012) Bachelor of Arts (Visual)/Bachelor of Science (Forestry) (4018) Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Science (Forestry) (4019) Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Visual) (4100) Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Visual) (4101) Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Visual Arts (4112) Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Visual Arts (4113) Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Digital Arts (4115) Bachelor of Asian Studies/Bachelor of Visual Arts (4519) Bachelor of Asian Studies (Specialist)/Bachelor of Arts (Visual) (4558) Bachelor of Asian Studies (Specialist)/Bachelor of Arts (Visual) (4559) Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Studies/Bachelor of Visual Arts (4570) Bachelor of Asian Studies (Specialist)/Bachelor of Visual Arts (4589) Bachelor Asian Studies/Bachelor of Arts (Visual) (4590) Bachelor of Asian Studies/Bachelor of Arts (Visual) (4599) And you must have completed ARTV1201 or ARTV1011 and be currently enrolled into ARTV2206. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ARTV2203 or ARTV2003 or DESA2203 or DESA2002 or DESA2207.

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1110
2004 $1836
2005 $2178
2006 $2178
2007 $2178
2008 $2178
2009 $2178
2010 $2250
2011 $2310
2012 $2358
2013 $2358
2014 $2484
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2454
2004 $2778
2005 $2988
2006 $2988
2007 $2988
2008 $3090
2009 $3090
2010 $3090
2011 $3090
2012 $3090
2013 $3090
2014 $3246
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5062 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

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