- Code DESA2908
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Design Art
- Areas of interest Design Arts, Creative Arts
The aim of this course is to develop technical design and construction skills in textiles. Design skills are further developed through instruction in techniques and processes of fibre and mixed media construction. The contextual and theoretical 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 Workplace Health & Safety procedures to fulfill course requirements.
This course alternates over two years (even and odd years). In odd years the focus will be woven tapestry/loom weaving and in even years the focus will be off-loom constructed textiles.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills 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%) [Learning Outcomes 1 – 4]
Journal/Documentation/Presentation (20%) [Learning Outcomes 3 - 4]
Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.
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Workload4 hours of lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice per week for 13 weeks. Students are expected to commit a further 6 hours of independent studio practice each teaching week of the semester (total 130 hours).
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|Off-loom constructed textiles|
|8740||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||In Person||N/A|