- Code ARTV2421
- 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 Visual Arts, Creative Arts
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This is a project-oriented course focussed on hollow construction techniques enabling students to produce both functional (tableware) and expressive forms (jewellery and small sculptural objects) from sheet metal. The course will extend students' technical, material and conceptual skills. The use of hand skills together with engineering equipment, soldering, welding, chemical processing and digital technologies may be further explored and developed at this level. In addition, studio theory enables students to examine the historical and contemporary contexts of jewellery and small object making. 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 techniques relevant to hollow sheet construction in response to set tasks;
- independently explore the potential of material/s relevant to hollow construction;
- experiment with the application of concepts and processes relevant to hollow construction; and
- critically engage with historical and theoretical contexts relevant to the production, display, viewing and use of jewellery and objects.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Supporting artifacts of design research and contextual references (20%) Learning Outcomes 2-4
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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.
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