Students build on existing skills, techniques and processes of sculptural construction and fabrication. Students develop an individual project to further explore materiality, sculptural language and spatial properties. Final works will be supported by extensive experimentation, and visual and technical diaries. Students use Studio Theory to develop critical awareness and evaluative skills for interpreting and understanding constructed 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 have the knowledge and skills to:
- Competently utilise a range of skills relevant to sculptural advanced construction, in response to projects.
- Explore the potential of construction material/s used in sculpture projects.
- Investigate the inventive application of concepts and processes in sculpture construction.
- Engage with historical and theoretical contexts relevant to sculpture projects.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work and visual diaries (80%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]
Documentation and critique (10%) [Learning Outcomes 3, 4]
Studio Theory (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]
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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 KnowledgeBasic understanding of some construction techniques.
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