• 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
  • Course convener
    • Lucy Irvine
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2021
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So much of how the world is constructed and understood comes from material and conceptual processes of weaving. Through a textiles lens, this course explores traditional, collaborative and experimental approaches. Students will investigate structures, systems and strategies associated with weaving, to respond to and participate in micro and macro urban fabrics.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of techniques, materials and processes as media for visual expression and design;
  2. demonstrate creative exploration, experimentation and integration of ideas, materials and techniques, through class and individual projects; and
  3. apply knowledge of the historical, cultural and theoretical contexts and contemporary practices relevant to textiles as a media for visual arts/design through development and execution of studio projects and research.

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

  1. Mid semester critique (20) [LO 2]
  2. Woven-based creative project (50) [LO 1,2,3]
  3. Portfolio of studio work and studio theory (30) [LO 2,3]

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Workload

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.

Inherent Requirements

This is a course amendment.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed any of the following courses: ARTV2904, ARTV2004, DESA3001, DESA2904 or DESA2908.

Prescribed Texts

Refer to Wattle.

Preliminary Reading

Refer to Wattle.

Fees

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

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and 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). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

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

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5634 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 31 Aug 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person N/A

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