- Code ARTV2609
- 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 Digital Arts, Visual Arts, Digital Humanities, Film, Creative Arts
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course is structured around projects designed to develop and deepen a range of skills and technologies that are coupled with conceptual strategies. Students engage in a process of technical and conceptual exploration through individual responses to various topics. They begin to develop innovative and individual applications of video or animation processes in relation to visual storytelling. A studio theory program encourages students to explore the visual, conceptual and technical possibilities offered by an engagement with aspects of the history and theory of animation and video in the visual arts field. Workplace health and safety (WHS) instruction is an integral part of this course. This topic-based course alternates over two years (odd and even years). In odd years, the course focuses on composition and colour. Even years will investigate pattern and rhythm.
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 skills and technologies relevant to animation and video in response to set projects
- Explore the potential of technologies and equipment used in animation and video production pipelines
- Reflectively investigate the inventive application of concepts and processes in visual storytelling
- Engage with historical and theoretical contexts of visual storytelling in the discipline.
Other InformationStudents may enrol in this course more than once. This course may be taken up to two times, if a different topic is taken each time, for a maximum of 12 units of credit. This course can only be counted once towards a major or minor.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Online or hard-copy journal or visual diary / Documentation, 2000 words (10%) Learning Outcomes 2-4
Studio Theory presentation, 5 minutes (10%) 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, group discussion, critiques and supervised studio practice; and
b) 82 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.
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