- Code ARTV2813
- Unit Value 6 units
This course introduces students to the processes of developing a cast bronze from a prior approved object such as 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 additionally occupational health and safety instruction is an integral part of the 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 casting and finishing bronze, in response to Sculpture Workshop projects.
- Explore the potential of material/s used in the bronze casting projects.
- Investigate the inventive application of concepts and processes.
- Engage with historical and theoretical contexts relevant to the reproduction and simulacra projects.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work, Visual Diaries [Los 1-4] 80%.
Documentation/Studio Theory, Critique [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|
|8532||23 Jul 2018||30 Jul 2018||31 Aug 2018||26 Oct 2018||In Person||N/A|