- Code ARTV6921
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art and Design
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Visual Arts
- Areas of interest Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Visual Arts, Creative Arts
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
First Semester 2017
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This course provides outstanding field-based visual art engagement opportunities with the Bundian Way, a shared history pathway of Aboriginal origin between the Snowy Mountains and Twofold Bay. It offers supervised camping-based field trips that provide primary research opportunities to inform artwork and related studio development. Informed individuals, representatives and artists from the local Aboriginal communities are available to enhance student understanding of cultural relationships with country. Field research and tutorial sessions inform the secondary studio development of a folio of artwork. Field trips enable the collection and synthesis of materials and visual imagery as well as the location for undertaking site-specific work.
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:
- Develop practice-led methodologies through investigation, analysis and synthesis of complex information to plan and execute a substantial, creative field-generated research project.
- Generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level using cognitive, technical and creative skills and relate them to their own creative works and to recent developments in the field.
- Critically reflect upon and evaluate theoretical, conceptual and aesthetic aspects of creative practice and associated social, cultural and environmental issues. Apply this to the production of creative works.
- Design and develop creative works that communicate theoretical, aesthetic, conceptual and imaginative propositions to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
Indicative AssessmentContextualised portfolio of work (40%) [Learning Outcomes 1- 4]
Artist statement, 100-200 words (10%) [Learning Outcome 1, 3, 4]
Documentation (15%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 4]
Participation (15%) [Learning Outcomes 1 - 3]
Presentation, 10 mins (1500 words)(20%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3]
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WorkloadSemester length delivery - 130 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. Intensive delivery - 130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 52 hours of contact: lectures and tutorials, delivered intensively over 14 days, inclusive of a 5 day field trip; and b) 78 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Assumed KnowledgeStudents will require a comprehensive understanding of visual arts studio materials, processes and equipment relevant to their approach to making.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3558||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|