- Code ARTV3034
- 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
- Dr Rebecca Mayo
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2019
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In this course students will develop their creative research practice through experimentation with artistic methods, strategies, materials and concepts. Students will learn how to direct their ideas and existing knowledge and refine their skills, while identifying and articulating contextual links. The outcomes for this course will be the development and shaping of a personal methodology culminating in the creation of new work. A series of lectures from visiting artists, theorists, curators and scholars from various fields will introduce students to a range of ideas, contexts and methods of production.
Based on their own Independent Work Proposal (IWP), students will develop artistic approaches relevant to their area(s) of interest. This course encourages the students to self-direct their art practice. The aim of the course is for each student to develop their own framework, bringing together the skills and knowledge they have acquired to date.
A student’s participation in discussions around their project and their peers’ projects will be integral to the course. The course will provide a cross-disciplinary forum for critical and contextual discussions relevant to contemporary art practice. Students will be supported through group sessions across several disciplines as well as tutorials and discussions within the different Workshops.
Workplace Health and Safety instruction is an integral part of this course and will be handled within each Workshop.
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 skill in executing an original independent project suitable for exhibition;
- Evaluate concepts and processes through creative, critical and reflective thinking;
- Clearly articulate the concepts and techniques underpinning the project;
- Work responsibly in a studio environment, either independently or collaboratively, in response to project demands; and
- Demonstrate comprehensive awareness of social, ethical, cultural, technological and environmental issues of creative practice, considering local and international perspectives.
Indicative AssessmentIndependent Work Proposal (IWP), 500 words (10%) Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 5
Oral presentation, 5 minutes (10%) Learning Outcomes 2, 3, 5
Research documentation (10%) Learning Outcomes 2, 3, 5
Independent studio project (70%) Learning Outcomes 1-5
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: 12 hours of lectures, 12 hours of seminars, 24 hours of critiques and supervised studio practice; and
b) 82 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.
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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|
|9681||22 Jul 2019||29 Jul 2019||31 Aug 2019||25 Oct 2019||In Person||N/A|