This course involves developing useful forms of critical analysis, reflection, and discussion based around studio practice, including group studio discussion, student to student interviews, silent reviews, studio visits, reading and discussion groups, and critical engagement with issues such as professional presentation of work, installation, and exhibition design. Work health and safety (WHS) instruction is an integral part of this course.
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 thorough understanding of the terminology, principles, and critical issues of contemporary painting;
- demonstrate an ability to critically and constructively reflect on their own work and that of others;
- apply analytical principles to the discussion of paintings formally, materially, and conceptually; and
- devise and install an independent studio project.
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 AssessmentTwo seminar presentations, 20 minutes each (2 x 40%, total 80%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Drawing, research, visual diary (20%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 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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