3-D Art: Aesthetics and Expression

Course code AART3300Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

Consolidates information, ideas and working attitudes in preparation for more individual projects and working practices. Students develop critical faculties for appraising contemporary art issues in the work of recognised 3-D artists and in their own work. The student will be expected to develop a personal vision and direction through a body of self-directed work supported by personal research and contact with studio staff. Emphasis will be placed upon the development of individual student concepts within a framework of specific studios, methods and associated research.

Not available in 2015

Objectives1. To develop the ability to critically analyse concepts of 3-D art practice;

2. To gain skills in research methodology;

3. To develop the student's ability to contextualise their own work in relation to contemporary art practice with emphasis on 3-D concerns;

4. To promote independent, self-directed work attitudes and assume greater responsibility;

5. To encourage the development of major 3-D works;
ContentTopics may include:

1. Definition of the direction of personal research;

2. Development of critical abilities for appraising contemporary 3-D art issues in the student's own work and the work of others;

3. Expression of informed analysis;

4. Examination of the relationship of the student's work to Australian visual culture;

5. Technical, aesthetic and conceptual research documentation;

6. Health and Safety.
Replacing Course(s)n/a
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeSuccessful completion of AART2300 and AART2310
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