2-D Art: Multi-media investigations
|Course code AART2210||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts|
Exploratory and experimental approaches to contemporary ideas, source imagery and creative applications across a range of 2-D art practices such as drawing, painting and printmaking. Emphasis is placed on independent thinking and problem solving of relevance to the contemporary practitioner.
Not available in 2015
|Objectives||1. To encourage independent research of 2-D art concepts and approaches;|
2. To explore and further develop the multi-media potential of 2-D art as a vehicle for the expression of ideas;
3. To extend research of imagery, concepts, materials and applications in a contemporary framework and related to the relevant history and theory of 2-D art disciplines;
4. To extend theoretical and critical analyses of 2-D art forms.
|Content||Emphasis is placed on the development of individual student concepts within a framework of structured projects, specific studio technology and associated research relevant to various aspects of the syllabus:|
Topics may include:
1. Allegory, metaphor, symbolism and fantasy;
2. Appropriation and shifting referents;
3. Montage and 2-D multi-media possibilities;
4. Advanced and diverse studio technologies;
5. Interpretation of diverse means and techniques of representation;
6. Preservation, mounting, and framing techniques;
7. Installation, site-specific and publication presentations;
8. Critical seminars of completed projects;
9. Compilation of journals and sketchbooks;
10. Health and safety.
|Assumed Knowledge||Successful completion of AART2200 (or equivalent).|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Studio: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term