Sculpture, Space and Reproduction aims to develop student awareness of positive and negative space through the production of multiples and mould making processes. Students will be introduced to the practical and conceptual underpinnings of mould making while continuing to extend their knowledge of formal properties of casting. Historical and contemporary examples of artists using this approach to making will be referenced. Students will produce a series of approaches to mould making including silicon rubber and piece moulding to produce wax positives for future casting. Students will keep visual and technical diaries and studio theory aims to develop critical and evaluative skills to interpret and understand sculpture within a contemporary and historical context. Workplace health and safety (WHS) 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:
- Competently utilise a range of skills relevant to mould making and surface replication in response to Sculpture Workshop projects.
- Explore the potential of material/s used in the mould making and surface replication projects.
- Investigate the inventive application of concepts and processes relevant to space and reproduction
- Engage with historical and theoretical contexts relevant to the sculpture projects.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work and Visual Diaries [Los 1-4] 80%,
Documentation/Studio Theory [Los 2-4] 20%
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice; and b) 82 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3534||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|