Principal Studio 1 (2D or 3D or Photomedia)

Course code AART2260
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This core 2000 level course offers students the opportunity for intensive development of their individual skills with a focus on the use of chosen media and technology in their practice in a studio setting. Emphasis is placed upon individual development and self-directed work practice.

Classes will emphasise experimentation and exploration of contemporary ideas and technical approaches used across a range of 2D art practices (drawing, painting and print media) 3D art practices (ceramics, sculpture, fibres/textiles) or Photomedia (analogue and digital). Contemporary practice, independent thinking and problem solving are also emphasised.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Create, analysise and critique their own artistic output in a chosen media or combined media at a developed level

2. Demonstrate reflection of core theoretical principles in artistic realisation

3. Demonstrate effective integration of distinctive practices

4. Efficiently manage the process of completion and presentation

5. Provide clear and well defined explanations and analysis of completed works with reference to historical and contemporary issues and concerns in practice

Content

Content will include

  • Supervised skills and practice development
  • Development of critical thinking skills through the analysis of key historical, conceptual, ethical, and theoretical issues that underpin contemporary fine art practice
  • Development of research journals and methodologies
  • Engagement in studio practice
  • Guest lectures and relevant gallery and festival visits

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in Bachelor of Fine Art or Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of Fine Art or Bachelor of Teaching (Fine Art) (Honours) programs.

Assessment Items

Project: Studio - Production and Submission of Work

Journal: Journal

Contact Hours

Seminar

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Studio

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term