Not currently offered
Course code

CAPA1090

Units

10 units

Level

1000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course is designed to develop visual literacy and skills in three-dimensional art practice. It provides a practical introduction to the methods and materials of sculptural practice and other three-dimensional art practices, a focus on themes of space in contemporary art, and an overview of the historical and theoretical underpinnings of three-dimensional art practice in contemporary culture.


Availability

Not currently offered.


Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. have a basic understanding of the methods, materials and equipment necessary for the practice of sculpture and other three-dimensional art practices

2. have an understanding of the expressive possibilities of three-dimensional art practices

3. have a basic understanding of the historical and theoretical underpinnings of contemporary three-dimensional art practice

4. have an understanding of health and safety issues and practices


Content

  1. introduction to methods and materials of three-dimensional art making
  2. thinking in three dimensions: form, structure, direction and space
  3. brief overview of historical and theoretical underpinnings of contemporary three-dimensional art practice
  4. the body in contemporary three-dimensional art practice
  5. current issues in art health and safety

Assessment items

Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments

Portfolio: Portfolio 1

Portfolio: Portfolio 2