• Offered by School of Art and Design
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Areas of interest Visual Arts, Creative Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Ashley Eriksmoen
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2019
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This course provides students with a broad view of contexts that underpin and continue to shape critical design and contemporary practice for artists, designers, and craftspeople. The course theme "Materiality and Value" encompasses topics and issues that impact makers and the outcomes of making, such as labour, value, utility, and materiality. The overarching theme allows for trans-disciplinary, practice-based responses. Students will demonstrate and apply critical thinking and studio theory to projects through individual and/or collaborative work.

Learning Outcomes

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:
  1. demonstrate a critical awareness of the impact of Materiality and Value on making;
  2. engage in a practice-based approach to the exploration of given themes through experimentation, fabrication, and presentation of works;
  3. address and engage with historical and theoretical concepts regarding the given theme(s); and
  4. identify and interrogate the contextual relevance of artists and designers that inform their own creative practice.

Other Information

School of Art & Design studio courses have a limited enrolment capacity. Students are advised to enrol as early as possible to maximise the opportunity of securing a place.

Indicative Assessment

Portfolio of work (60%) Learning outcomes 1-3
 
Written reflections, 1000 words (20%) Learning outcomes 1, 3, 4
 
Presentation, 10 minutes (20%) Learning outcomes 1-4
 

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice; and
b) 94 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed 6 units of 1000 level or 2000 level Visual Arts (ARTV) courses, or 6 units of 1000 level or 2000 level Design (DESN) courses, or with permission of the convenor.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $3000
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $4560
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4666 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person View

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