This course involves developing useful forms of critical analysis, reflection and discussion based around studio practice, including group studio crits, student to student interviews, silent reviews, reading and discussion groups and critical engagement with issues such as professional presentation of work, installation and exhibition design.
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:
- Plan, manage and mount a sustained studio project.
- Demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of the terminology, principles and critical issues of contemporary painting.
- Demonstrate an ability to critically and constructively reflect on their studio practice and its relationship to the broader field of contemporary visual arts practice.
- Apply analytical principles to the discussion of paintings formally, materially and conceptually and how these principles can be used to further develop studio practice.
Two seminar presentations, 15 minutes each (2 x 40%) Learning Outcomes 2-4
Research, visual diary with a 1000 word critical reflection (20%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact comprising lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice (a total of 4 hours contact per teaching week)
b) 82 hours of independent studio practice
Requisite and Incompatibility
Students must have developed an independent study proposal for their studio practice and have an ongoing body of work for exhibition and review during this course.
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- 6 units
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