Emphasises contemporary conceptual and creative directions available to drawing practitioners. Students are exposed to and challenged by a series of studio and research-based projects which emphasise the limitations and latent opportunities within established drawing habits and conventional practices.
- Winter - 2018
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. To further promote studio-based understanding of the history and theory of drawing and its cultural context.
2. To creatively explore experimental and non-conventional materials, processes and applications of drawing.
3. To modify, adapt and expand unquestioned dimensions of drawing practice in a contemporary context.
4. To generate discussion and critical analysis of contemporary trends in drawing across a range of cultures and societies.
Emphasis is placed on the development of individual interpretations and adaptations within a framework of projects and studio-based explorations devoted to various aspects of the syllabus:
- Challenges to established practices and cliches;
- Definitions, idealisations and principles of contemporary drawing practice.
- Individual, collaborative, commissioned and site-specific options;
- Alternative exhibition, presentation and installation formats;
- Radical possibilities of scale, proportion,
- dimension and application of materials and methods;
- Concepts of multi-media investigations;
- Critical seminars of completed projects;
- Compilation of appropriate forms of studio practice documentation;
- Relevant health, safety and ethical considerations.
Successful completion of AART1230 and AART1240 (or equivalent).
Journal: Studio Journal
Project: Studio Output
Face to Face On Campus 13 hour(s) per Week for 1 Weeks
Course offered in compressed delivery mode
Face to Face On Campus 26 hour(s) per Week for 1 Weeks