EXPLORING VISUAL ARTS

VPA2EVA

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces creative arts students to the fundamental practices in Visual Arts and Design. Students will explore differing notions of collaboration and creativity in lectures and workshops. Using basic Visual Arts and Design methodologies developed in the subject, students undertake projects which include photo and digital media and their associated mise-en-scene applications for film and theatre. Students use their pebble pad journals or blogs to record and reflect on the collaborative process and its development in the projects. One optional project will be offered in an external location over an intensive week.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorVincent Alessi

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in ABCA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Intermediate level skills and knowledge of the practices, languages and techniques in a approach to creative arts

Activities:
Group projects using visual arts and design practices and approaches
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

02. Develop, research and evaluate ideas, concepts, and processes through creative, critical and reflective thinking and practice at intermediate level

Activities:
In class critiques using concepts from lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

03. Apply relevant skills and knowledge to produce and realise works, artefact and forms of creative expression at intermediate level

Activities:
Group projects using visual arts and design practices and approaches
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Teamwork (Teamwork)

04. Interpret, communicate and present ideas, problems and arguments in modes suited to a range of audiences at intermediate level

Activities:
Reflective analysis and develop portfolio with works specific to visual arts and design
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

05. Recognise and reflect on social, cultural, and ethical issues, and apply local and interrnational perspectives to practice in the Creative Arts and Visual Arts and Desgin

Activities:
Reflective analysis
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

06. Develop and demonstrate an understanding of visual expression within a specific discipline in visual arts or design

Activities:
Use a range of studio skills used within contemporary art or design practice to extended exploration of the set assignments within their choosen discipline.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

07. Recognize approaches to contemporary themes in art or design and apply them to your art or design work

Activities:
Use your developing discipline skills to explore your ability to experiement with combinations of ideas, forms and contemporary modes
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

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