This course provides the opportunity to explore the contemporary ceramic object in a way that broadens the practice. Projects will facilitate dialogue that locates ceramics in an expanded field of art and design. A range of applications from utilitarian object design to sculpture/installation will be encouraged. The course will support new skills in hand building, moulding & casting, printed surface treatment, glazing and firing technologies while encouraging imaginative practice in the medium. This course alternates over two years (even and odd years). Even years will explore moulding & casting techniques. Odd years will explore hand building techniques.
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:
- Demonstrate thorough knowledge of the processes, terminology, forms and materials of ceramics practice.
- Apply appropriate skills and knowledge to the making of creative ceramic based works.
- Develop and evaluate concepts and processes by thinking creatively, critically and reflectively.
- Work independently and/or collaboratively in a workshop environment in response to ceramic project demands.
- Reflect on social, ethical, cultural, technological and environmental issues of creative practice considering local and international perspectives.
Other InformationStudents may enrol in this course more than once. This course may be taken up to two times, if a different topic is taken each time, for a maximum of 12 units of credit. This course can only be counted once towards a major or minor.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) [Learning Outcomes 1–5]
Journal/Documentation/Studio Theory presentation, 1000 words (20%) [Learning Outcomes 2, 4, 5]
Assessment will be based on the Rubric for this course. 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.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4506||24 Feb 2020||02 Mar 2020||08 May 2020||05 Jun 2020||In Person||N/A|