• Offered by School of Art
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Valerie Kirk
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2014
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The aim of this course is to explore constructed methods of textiles: woven tapestry and/or flat-bed weaving and basketry as mediums for contemporary visual art. Skills, techniques and processes of fibre and mixed media construction are developed and extended through individual projects. The conceptual underpinning of the area is introduced through discussion of historical and contemporary examples. Students will also learn safe working practices and develop an understanding of relevant OH&S procedures to fulfil course requirements.

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course, student will  be able to:
  1. Demonstrate a sound understanding of woven tapestry and/or flat-bed weaving and basketry techniques, materials and processes as media for visual expression and design
  2. Demonstrate creative exploration, experimentation and integration of ideas, materials and techniques, through class and individual projects
  3. Apply knowledge of the historical, cultural and theoretical contexts and contemporary practices relevant to tapestry and/or flat-bed weaving and basketry as a media for visual arts/design through development and execution of studio projects and research.

Indicative Assessment

Portfolio of studio work (80%) [LOs 1 – 3]

Journal/Documentation/presentation (20%). [LOs 2 – 3]

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

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ARTV2904 and ARTV2004 and DESA3001 and DESA2904 and DESA2908.

Majors

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.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9189 21 Jul 2014 01 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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