- Code ARTV1603
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Visual Arts
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course is designed to provide an introductory insight into the potential of interactive digital environments in creative arts practice. Skills and knowledge acquired in this course should provide a practical means to connect digital technology to other study outcomes particularly but not exclusively those on offer in the School of Art. The use of simple digital technology is currently a dynamic and evolving direction for contemporary artwork, which can be applied to established creative practices. Different modes of communication, control, and sensing are explored to reveal new creative outcomes. This course discusses contemporary directions and issues in physical computing technology, while a practical project provides tangible experience for the student. Occupation Health and Safety instruction is included.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of basic electronic components.
- Demonstrate fundamental skills in basic circuit construction.
- Demonstrate an introductory understanding of the fundamentals of programming.
- Demonstrate a basic knowledge of micro-controller functions.
- Show a basic knowledge of physical computing as a creative practice in interactive digital environments.
- Identify and develop personal topics for individual research.
Indicative AssessmentStudio Project (80%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 6]
Visual Diary/Blog (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1 - 6]
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.
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