- Code DESA3401
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Design Art
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This project-oriented course further extends student technical, material and conceptual skills. The course delivers an approach to design as a systematic development to a given or self initiated problem. The focus is on design as a process of cenceptual development, rather than design for industry. Students devise individual responses to one set theme to develop their ability to innovate and apply techniques appropriate to particular concepts. In addition, an extensive individual work proposal is developed, applying critical thinking and innovation to a broad range of materials, techniques and concepts. The use of digitally controlled manufacturing processes may be applied for the execution of course work. A program of studio theory is undertaken to examine and situate the students works in the historical and contemporary contexts of gold and silversmithing. 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:
- Plan and execute a design-based production multiples which demonstrate a high level of skill in the application of new technologies and practical processes;
- Effectively interpret, communicate and present ideas suited to production multiples through integration of concepts and processes, showing familiarity with research methodologies.
- Demonstrate expanded awareness of historical and theoretical contexts for production multiples in art and design practice;
- Demonstrate awareness of their own work in relation to broader cultural contexts;
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) [Learning Outcomes 1 - 5]
Journal/Documentation/Studio Theory presentation (20%) [Learning Outcomes 2 - 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.
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