The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019

Course handbook

Description

This course is a component of the Bachelor of Fine Art Honours program, where a student is able to complete a self-directed research project in a selected area of specialisation, from 2D Art (Painting, Drawing, Printmedia), 3D Art (Ceramics, Fibres-Textiles, Sculpture), Photomedia (Digital, Analogue) or Art Theory.

Together with AART4110, AART4120 and AART4130, this course is designed to assist students to develop a high professional standard in studio research, production, exhibition and written work, or advanced written work in art theory. This course is studied in conjunction with AART4130 in full-time mode.


Availability2019 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2019
  • Semester 2 - 2019

Learning outcomes

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

1. Refine, consolidate and complete independent and self-directed research.

2. Utilise appropriate methods for critically analysing and applying relevant research material.

3. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of different studio approaches, (materials, processes and techniques) and/or theoretical approaches in Fine Art.

4. Complete a comprehensive and cohesive body of artworks and a related research paper or construct and refine a critical theoretical paper.


Content

AART4140 is one of two courses (with AART4130) devoted to the completion of a self-directed research project. This component will result in the presentation of a solo exhibition and a related written exegesis or a written theoretical thesis.

In Honours D, the student will:

  • Consolidate, refine and implement ideas and concepts commensurate with a study at this advanced level in studio practice and/or art theory.
  • Demonstrate critical awareness, advanced skills and knowledge relevant to their chosen area of study and the parameters of their research project.
  • Examine the content and principles upon which their work is based in order to understand and refine their practice within a relevant contemporary context
  • Utilise presentation skills for exhibition and/or thesis submission.

Requisite

To enrol in this course students must be active in the Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) (11194) program.


Assumed knowledge

AART4140Honours DThis course is a component of the Bachelor of Fine Art Honours program, where a student is able to complete a self-directed research project in a selected area of specialisation, from 2D Art (Painting, Drawing, Printmedia), 3D Art (Ceramics, Fibres-Textiles, Sculpture), Photomedia (Digital, Analogue) or Art Theory.

Together with AART4110, AART4120 and AART4130, this course is designed to assist students to develop a high professional standard in studio research, production, exhibition and written work, or advanced written work in art theory. This course is studied in conjunction with AART4130 in full-time mode.FEDUAFaculty of Education and Arts466School of Creative Industries2040005940Semester 1 - 2019CALLAGHANCallaghan20195980Semester 2 - 2019CALLAGHANCallaghan2019To have completed a Bachelor of Fine Art or equivalent with a Credit average in the discipline area and completion of AART4110 and AART4120.AART4140 is one of two courses (with AART4130) devoted to the completion of a self-directed research project. This component will result in the presentation of a solo exhibition and a related written exegesis or a written theoretical thesis. In Honours D, the student will:Consolidate, refine and implement ideas and concepts commensurate with a study at this advanced level in studio practice and/or art theory.Demonstrate critical awareness, advanced skills and knowledge relevant to their chosen area of study and the parameters of their research project.Examine the content and principles upon which their work is based in order to understand and refine their practice within a relevant contemporary contextUtilise presentation skills for exhibition and/or thesis submission. NOn successful completion of this course, students will be able to:1Refine, consolidate and complete independent and self-directed research.2Utilise appropriate methods for critically analysing and applying relevant research material.3Demonstrate an advanced understanding of different studio approaches, (materials, processes and techniques) and/or theoretical approaches in Fine Art.4Complete a comprehensive and cohesive body of artworks and a related research paper or construct and refine a critical theoretical paper. To enrol in this course students must be active in the Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) (11194) program.Professional Task: Submission of Artwork/ Research Paper - 80%Written Assignment: Exegesis/ Research Paper - 20% CallaghanIndividual SupervisionFace to Face On Campus0.5hour(s)per Fortnight for0Full Term0SeminarFace to Face On Campus2hour(s)per Week for0Full Term0


Assessment items

Professional Task: Submission of Artwork/ Research Paper - 80%

Written Assignment: Exegesis/ Research Paper - 20%


Contact hours

Callaghan

Individual Supervision

Face to Face On Campus 0.5 hour(s) per Fortnight for Full Term

Seminar

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term