- Code ARTV6804
- Unit Value 6 units
This course introduces graduate students to the processes of developing a cast bronze from a prior approved object such as a 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. Students will develop a study plan for independent study in consultation with staff which will be supported by class investigations. 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 have the knowledge and skills to:
- Exploit the characteristics of cast bronze materials and processes in an individual and conceptually developed way
- Demonstrate sophisticated analysis and exploration of cast bronze materials and processes to develop resolved work
- Show critical awareness of historical and theoretical contexts relevant to their individual projects
- Apply critical, analytical and self-reflective practice
Indicative AssessmentStudy Plan, 1000 words (10%) Learning Outcomes 2,3
Portfolio of studio work (70%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Detailed studio journal including 1000 word written reflection (20%) Learning Outcomes 2,3,4
Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.
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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.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Assumed KnowledgeStudents can produce a mould and wax suitable for casting
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9177||24 Jul 2017||31 Jul 2017||31 Aug 2017||27 Oct 2017||In Person||N/A|