- Code ARTV2909
- 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, Design
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Contemporary creative practitioners are required to develop a range of engagement and impact strategies to extend the communication of their work. Students will be exposed to diverse professional opportunities such as running workshops, community projects and creating participatory artworks in public space. They will work closely with Canberra-based institutions to devise and deliver a public program, using their class peers as participants and test subjects. Depending on the brief, these public programs could focus on real-world problematics such as sustainability, place-making, well-being or marginalisation. Through collaboration, consultation and direct experience, students will deepen their understanding of materials-based and research-led practice.
Overall, this course expands upon what it is to be a creative practitioner by examining the objectives and possibilities of public engagement and wider social impact.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- respond to a brief by researching and developing engagement methodologies and formats;
- work collaboratively and professionally as part of a team, taking a leadership role when required, and constructively contributing to peer learning wherever possible;
- interpret, communicate and present ideas, problems and arguments in modes suited to a range of audiences and/or institutions;
- demonstrate knowledge and understanding public engagement as a methodology and outcome within contemporary creative practices; and
- document and critically reflect on engagement processes, formats and outcomes.
School 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.
- Weekly Forum Engagement, Weeks 1-4 (15) [LO 2,3,4]
- Individual Oral Presentation (15) [LO 3,4]
- Individual Development Folio (20) [LO 1,2,4,5]
- Group Project Delivery and Reflective Analysis (50) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks consisting of lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice; and
b) 82 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Refer to Wattle.
Refer to Wattle.
Some knowledge of art and design processes and applications.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- 6 units
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