- Code ARTH2167
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art and Design
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Art History
- Areas of interest Visual Arts
This course examines contemporary craft and design within a matrix of issues ranging from the inheritances of modernism to craft's important role within material culture. The debate concerning the unique art object versus production for industry is dealt with in terms of the related issues of new technology and media, craft skills, and new positions on function. Some other issues addressed in the course are historical revival, appropriation and the revival of ornamentalism, as well as an examination of the ways in which the meanings of craft practices are being explored across media and cultures.
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 knowledge of major issues affecting contemporary craft and design.
- Relate major issues in contemporary craft and design to popular culture and contemporary visual culture.
- Analyse and interpret contemporary craft and design objects.
- Present written and oral arguments about contemporary craft and design.
Essay, 1000 words (25%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Essay 2500 words (45%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
8 minute tutorial presentation (20%) Learning Outcomes 3,4
Participation (10%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Preliminary written exercise, 1200 words (20%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Mini conference presentation, 8 mins (20%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Essay, 2500 words (50%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Participation (10%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
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WorkloadSemester length delivery - 130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials; and b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Intensive delivery - 130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 35 hours of contact: lectures and tutorials, delivered intensively over 5 days (9am-5pm); and b) 95 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4077||24 Feb 2020||02 Mar 2020||08 May 2020||05 Jun 2020||In Person||N/A|