The aim of this course is to develop technical design and construction skills in woven tapestry and/or flat-bed weaving and basketry. Design skills are further developed through instruction in techniques and processes of fibre and mixed media construction. The contextual and theoretucal underpinning of the area is introduced through discussion of historical and contemporary examples. Critical thinking and creative problem solving are encouraged through design projects. 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 an appropriate level of competency with use of materials, equipment and tools relevant to constructed textiles processes, through class and individual projects
- Understand and make critical use of the characteristics of materials and processes in an individual way
- Plan and manage design projects, independently and/or collaboratively
- Demonstrate increased critical reflection and contextual understanding on own work and that of other designers.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) [LOs 1 – 4]
Journal/documentation/presentation (20%). [LOs 3-4]
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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 start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|20 Jul 2015
|07 Aug 2015
|31 Aug 2015
|30 Oct 2015