This course examines contemporary craft and design within a matrix of issues ranging from the inheritances of modernism to craft's important role within material culture. The debate concerning the unique art object versus production for industry is dealt with in terms of the related issues of new technology and media, craft skills, and new positions on function. Some other issues addressed in the course are historical revival, appropriation and the revival of ornamentalism, as well as an examination of the ways in which the meanings of craft practices are being explored across media and across cultures.
1000 word written essay (25%), 2500 word essay (45%) 8 minute tutorial presentation (20%) and participation (10%).
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Three hours lectures and tutorial, seven hours independent study per week.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3563||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person||N/A|