- Code ARTV3033
- 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 Peter Alwast
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2019
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In this course students will extend and consolidate their creative research practice through refinement and development of artistic methods, strategies, materials and concepts. Students will direct their ideas and existing knowledge and further their skills, while identifying and articulating contextual links. This course will enable the realisation of a personal methodology culminating in the creation of original work suitable for exhibition. A series of lectures will provide students with range of contextual, historical and theoretical references in relation to contemporary art practices.
Based on their own Independent Work Proposal (IWP), students will explore artistic approaches relevant to their area(s) of interest. Students will expand their skills in writing and speaking about their work, and in presenting work in a professional setting. Students will learn how to research and articulate the context of their work, including theoretical, historical and critical frameworks.
A student’s continued 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.
At this level students will apply appropriate Workplace Health and Safety practices.
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 their knowledge of the concepts, processes, forms, materials and technologies relevant to their project;
- Develop and articulate an independent studio project;
- Experiment with concepts, objectives and appropriate processes by thinking creatively, critically and reflectively;
- Work independently and/or collaboratively in a studio environment in response to project demands; and,
- Demonstrate their 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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