Creative Enquiry 3D

Course code AART1300Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

Using AART1100 Critical Studies as a conceptual frame, and drawing as an integral language and a research methodology, this course is a structured enquiry into the expressive potential of three-dimensional (3D) creativity. The course introduces a basic range of materials and processes in ceramics, fibres-textiles or sculpture highlighting the significance of 3D practices. This foundation experience embraces cultural, historical, contemporary, theoretical and conceptual dimensions of these art forms.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesUpon successful completion of this course a student will be able to:

1. Create, from a variety of materials and by a variety of means, basic 3D forms in response to the project briefs.

2. Employ tools and materials in a confident, competent and safe manner while engaged in 3D processes both in tutorials and independently

3. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the cultural, historical and contemporary contexts of 3D forms

4. Research and apply basic theoretical and conceptual principles of 3D art practice
Content1. Introduction to materials and processes of three-dimensional art making.

2. Thinking in three dimensions: elements and principles of 3D art.

3. Basic understanding of historical, theoretical and conceptual underpinnings of contemporary three-dimensional art practice.

4. Current issues in art Occupational Health and Safety.
Replacing Course(s)n/a
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeAs an introductory course, no assumed knowledge applies.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
JournalJournal – identifying tutorial and independent learning. Focus is on Course Objectives 1, 2 & 4. Due end of semester
Other: (please specify)Portfolio Presentation Review. Focus is on Course Objectives 1, 2 & 4. Due mid-semester.
Other: (please specify)Portfolio. Focus is on Course Objectives 3 & 4. Due end of semester.
Contact HoursTutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Workshop: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 1 weeks
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 7 weeks
Studio: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 5 weeks
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentRequisite - Enrolment in this course is limited to students in the Bachelor of Fine Art and Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of Fine Art.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for AART1300