Interdisciplinary Painting

Course code AART3230Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

Takes a more focussed view of the possibilities of image making in the context of an interdisciplinary approach to painting. An experimental approach to media is used to discover the limits and extensions possible so that students become confident in techniques leading to a more selective and personal use of creative painting media.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
Objectives1. To break down the boundaries between specific discipline practices;

2. To introduce the contemporary framework within which hybrid art forms function;

3. To present students with a selected and extended range of media, techniques, formats and creative contexts;

4. To continue developing visual research material as a resource.
ContentTopics may include:

1. Post-modernist approach to the use of media images, advertisements, T.V and movie stills;

2. Process orientated imagery;

3. Reconstruction and simulation of an image or surface;

4. Mechanical reproduction using reprographic tools;

5. Collage, montage and assemblage;

6. Found images, objects and three-dimensional constructions;

7. Critical observation and articulation to identify the general and particular concerns of individual students;

8. Research skills and developing a working process and resource usage (notebooks, journals, libraries and galleries);

9. Health and safety.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeSuccessful completion of AART1230 and AART1240 (or equivalent).
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsStudio
Assessment Items
JournalStudio journal accounts for 20%
Other: (please specify)Students are expected to attend at least 80% of classes
Studio OutputStudio production accounts for 80%
Contact HoursStudio: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for AART3230