This course consists of project based activities, enabling students to develop practice-led research processes with an in-depth awareness of studio-based practice in relation to visual arts. The course supports speculative methods of investigation and studio-based exploration with critical reflection and analysis. It creates a collaborative, cross-disciplinary environment for students to articulate and critique ideas. Through research processes students build relevant theoretical contexts. Students engage with set projects and self directed tasks as they relate to their own developing practice through a series of creative responses.
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:
- clearly articulate aims and area of investigation;
- locate developing works in visual arts practice and relevant theoretical context;
- demonstrate in-depth understanding of practice-led research methodologies through creation of a portfolio of studio work; and
- consolidate integration of concepts and processes through the production of completed creative works and their display solution.
Other InformationSchool 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 AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (70%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Journal/documentation (20%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Participation (10%) Learning Outcomes 1-3
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks comprising 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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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|
|4515||24 Feb 2020||02 Mar 2020||31 Mar 2020||29 May 2020||In Person||N/A|