- Code ARTV6717
- 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
This course will explore the artist book as both an independent art form with a long history and as a creative tool within a broader contemporary art practice. Students will research and produce a range of book models in the studio, culminating in an independent project which creatively explores the potential of the book as art. Work health and safety instruction is an integral component of this course.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- in response to set tasks, competently utilise a range of skills relevant to book design;
- independently explore the potential of materials relevant to book design;
- apply concepts and techniques to the development of resolved works of art;
- demonstrate a critical awareness of relevant historical traditions and conventions across the field of book design and its relationship to contemporary art; and
- comply with work health and safety requirements and procedures.
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.
- Portfolio of student work (60) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Oral Presentation, 5 minutes (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Independent Work Proposal, 500 words (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Critical Reflection, 1500 words (20) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up of:
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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- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4523||24 Feb 2020||02 Mar 2020||08 May 2020||05 Jun 2020||In Person||N/A|