- Code ARTV2806
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Visual Arts
- Areas of interest Visual Arts, Creative Arts
- Academic career UGRD
- Wendy Teakel
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2015
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Bricolage introduces students to the viability of found elements for the purposes of sculptural assemblage. Bricolage draws on assemblage and collage techniques and although often dismissed as junk art it has been part of Dada, Fluxus, Arte Povera and Post Modern dialogues. Bricolage can repurpose materials and create meaning bringing new perspectives and subversions to critique conventional contexts. Students will use basic hand tools and small power tools to produce a body of small works with particular emphasis on the material relationship between components and constructing narratives. Students will keep visual and technical diaries and studio theory aims to develop critical and evaluative skills to interpret and understand artworks within a contemporary and historical context. Workplace health and safety (WHS) 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:
- Competently utilise a range of skills relevant to bricolage in response to Sculpture Workshop projects.
- Explore the potential of material/s used in the bricolage projects.
- Investigate the inventive application of concepts and processes relevant to bricolage
- Engage with historical and theoretical contexts relevant to the sculpture projects.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work, Visual Diaries [Los 1-4] 80%.
Documentation/Studio Theory, Critique [Los 2-4] 20%
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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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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3080||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person||N/A|