Using the vessel as a canvas for exploration and innovation, this course will introduce students to material-based disciplines; clay, wood, glass, fabric, large scale metal and/or metal-smithing. Students will learn hand skills relevant to each area, and will receive an introduction to historical context in relation to contemporary practice through a series of integrated contextual lectures. The range of processes and skills covered will provide broad material knowledge, hand skills and design awareness. Workplace health and safety (WHS) instruction is integrated throughout the syllabus.
This is a topic-based course which alternates between the following topics: Clay/Fabric/ Wood and Glass/Metal/Metal-smithing.
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:
- Utilise skills demonstrated in each discipline in response to studio projects
- Explore the material(s) introduced in each discipline in response to set tasks.
- Demonstrate recognition of relationships between concept and process.
- Apply historical and theoretical contexts to relevant activities and projects.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of Studio Work (80%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Journal/Documentation (10%) Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4
Participation (10%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact comprising lectures, demonstrations and supervised studio practice
b) 82 hours of independent student research and independent studio practice.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
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|
|Textiles and Jewellery and Object|
|4597||22 Feb 2021||01 Mar 2021||31 Mar 2021||28 May 2021||In Person||View|
|Ceramics and Glass|
|4598||22 Feb 2021||01 Mar 2021||31 Mar 2021||28 May 2021||In Person||View|