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

Course code AART2270Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

This core 2000 level course provides an important expansion of understanding and application of multi-media possibilities within and across such areas as 2D or 3D or photomedia. Students will be exposed to contemporary attitudes and approaches to art-making which often cross traditional boundaries of practice.

Students will engage with exploratory and experimental approaches to contemporary ideas, source imagery and creative applications across a range of 2D, 3D and photomedia art practices. Emphasis is placed on independent thinking and problem solving of relevance to the contemporary practitioner.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Create, analysise and critique their own artistic output in a chosen media or combined media at a developed and theoretically integrated level
2. Demonstrate and clearly articulate reflection of core theoretical principles in artistic realisation
3. Demonstrate well-resolved 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
ContentContent 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
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNA
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsSeminar
Assessment Items
JournalJournal detailing conceptual, theoretical and technical research. Mid-semester 10%, end of semester 10% of total mark.
StudioProduction and submission of final body of work. Mid-semester 20%, end of semester 60% of total mark.
Contact HoursTutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Studio: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Seminar: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
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 AART2270