This course requires each student to develop and undertake an individual project that deals with human interface with the near environment and/or broadly interpreted investigations involving furniture and domestic objects. Independent exploration of relevant concepts, approaches, and works consolidates each student's knowledge of the contextual framework for their furniture project; critical reflection is further developed through discussion with staff and peers. This course allows use of alternative materials and interdisciplinary collaborations. Students will develop, complete and exhibit the finished outcomes of their proposals at the end of the semester. Occupational health and safety instruction is an integral part of this course.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate skills in idea generation, refinement of concepts, and in creating an independent furniture project;
- Develop, research and evaluate relevant concepts and processes through creative, critical and reflective thinking;
- Work independently and/or collaboratively in response to the project’s demands, appropriating technologies or media as they serve the concepts;
- Reflect on social and cultural issues and apply local and international perspectives to furniture practices and issues;
- Present completed works suitable for exhibition.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) [LOs 1, 2, 4]
Journal/Documentation/Studio Theory presentation (20%) [LOs 1 and 3, 5]
Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that 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 number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9192||21 Jul 2014||01 Aug 2014||31 Aug 2014||30 Oct 2014||In Person||N/A|