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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, student will be able to:
- 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
- Demonstrate creative exploration, experimentation and integration of ideas, materials and techniques, through class and individual projects
- 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 AssessmentPortfolio 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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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|
|3119||20 Jul 2015||07 Aug 2015||31 Aug 2015||30 Oct 2015||In Person||N/A|