• 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
  • Course convener
    • Nadege Desgenetez
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2023
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This course introduces students to intermediate skills and broader contextual knowledge for working with hot glass across the visual arts and design fields. It encourages skills acquisition and speculative material explorations in response to set projects and individually directed investigations. Assignments foster the acquisition of skills for glass blowing, including colour work, traditional vessel shaping methods as well as alternative forming processes such as mould blowing. Relevant cold working methods are introduced.

Integrated demonstrations, lectures, projects, class discussions and critiques provide students with a broader understanding of historical and contemporary practices. Seminar lectures will focus on ideas of materiality, transformation, process, abstraction, etc. in the fields of visual arts and design to inform set projects as well as individual explorations. Work health and safety (WHS) instruction is integrated throughout the syllabus.

Learning Outcomes

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:
  1. competently utilise a range of specialised glass blowing and finishing skills, and allied technologies, in response to set and self-directed projects;
  2. independently explore the potential of materials and techniques relevant to project aims through glass blowing and finishing processes;
  3. demonstrate an analytical and inventive approach to the exploration of concepts through hot glass based works, allied portfolio of studio work and visual journals; and
  4. demonstrate critical engagement with historical and contemporary contexts relevant to hot glass projects.

Other Information

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.

Indicative Assessment

Portfolio of studio work and visual journal (80%) Learning Outcomes 1-3
Documentation (10%) Learning Outcomes 3, 4
Studio theory presentation, 15 minutes, OR critique, 30 minutes (10%) Learning Outcomes 3, 4
  

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks comprising demonstrations, supervised studio practice, lectures, seminar discussions, reviews and critiques; and
b) 82 hours of independent studio practice and contextual research (reading and writing).

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed ARTV1301. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed DESA2307.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
12
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

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Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2478 20 Feb 2023 27 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2023 26 May 2023 In Person N/A

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