- Code ARTV6803
- Unit Value 6 units
Sculpture: Space and Negative to Positive Reproduction aims to develop students' awareness of space as an artistic principle through the production of multiples and mould-making processes. Students will be introduced to the practical and conceptual underpinnings of mould-making while developing their understanding of the 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 moulds to produce wax positives for future casting. Students will develop a study plan for independent study in consultation with staff which will be supported by studio investigations. Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) instruction is integral to the 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 materials and processes, used in space and negative to positive reproduction, in an individual and conceptually developed way;
- Demonstrate sophisticated analysis and exploration of materials and processes, used in space and negative to positive reproduction, to develop resolved work;
- Show critical awareness of historical and theoretical contexts relevant to their individual projects; and
- Apply a critical, analytical and self-reflective practice.
Indicative AssessmentStudy Plan, 800-1000 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.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4152||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|