- Code ARTV2061
- 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
- Ashley Eriksmoen
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2021
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This course provides students with a broad view of contexts that underpin and continue to shape critical design and contemporary practice for artists, designers, and craftspeople. The course theme "Materiality and Value" encompasses topics and issues that impact makers and the outcomes of making, such as labour, value, utility, and materiality. The overarching theme allows for trans-disciplinary, practice-based responses. Students will demonstrate and apply critical thinking and studio theory to projects through individual and/or collaborative work.
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 a critical awareness of the impact of Materiality and Value on making;
- engage in a practice-based approach to the exploration of given themes through experimentation, fabrication, and presentation of works;
- address and engage with historical and theoretical concepts regarding the given theme(s); and
- identify and interrogate the contextual relevance of artists and designers that inform their own creative practice.
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.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of work (60%) Learning outcomes 1-3
Written reflections, 1000 words (20%) Learning outcomes 1, 3, 4
Presentation, 10 minutes (20%) Learning outcomes 1-4
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice; and
b) 94 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.
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