• Offered by School of Art
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Nicholas Stranks
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2016
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Sculpture Reproduction and Simulacra Through Casting and Finishing Bronze (ARTV2813)

This course introduces students to the processes of developing a cast bronze from a prior approved object such as wax or an object that can be burnt out. Students will gain contemporary and historical knowledge of casting and reproducing art objects/components through practical and theoretical course models. Consideration will be given to finishes and surfaces relevant to conceptual intent. Students will keep visual and technical diaries and studio theory aims to develop critical and evaluative skills additionally occupational health and safety instruction is an integral part of the course.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Competently utilise a range of skills relevant to casting and finishing bronze, in response to Sculpture Workshop projects.
  2. Explore the potential of material/s used in the bronze casting projects.
  3. Investigate the inventive application of concepts and processes.
  4. Engage with historical and theoretical contexts relevant to the reproduction and simulacra projects.

Indicative Assessment

Portfolio of studio work, Visual Diaries [Los 1-4] 80%.

Documentation/Studio Theory, Critique [Los 2-4] 20%

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Workload

4 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 6 hours per week independent studio practice.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed ARTV2807 or ARTV2803 or ARTV2003.

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $2520
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3876
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8751 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

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