HONOURS STUDIO PRACTICE A - VISUAL ARTS

VPA4SPA

2018

Credit points: 45

Subject outline

In this subject students undertake amajor self-directed project, produced under supervision, which concludes withan end-of-year exhibition supported by an exegesis (7,500 - 9,000 words). This subjectencourages independent research within a studio and practice-led context wherea high level of critical and conceptual awareness, technical competency andjudgment is required. This subject prepares students for higher professionalachievement and further post-graduate study.


This subject islinked to the second semester subject VPA4SPB and the writing of the finalexegesis and must be undertaken concurrentlywith VPA4RMA in Semester 1.


Honous can only be completed full time.



SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points45

Subject Co-ordinatorVincent Alessi

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission in BEHVA or AHCAB or AHCAM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsPractice as research : approaches to creative arts enquiryRecommendedBarrett, E. , 2010.LONDON, UK : I.B. TAURIS

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop and apply art project management skills in a professional environment

Activities:
Produce a coherent thematic folio of artwork through praxis.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Work independently and collaboratively in the creative arts discipline in response to project demands.

Activities:
Demonstrate the ability to analyze and contextualize either individually or collaboratively in an arts project.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

03. Apply interpersonal communication skills in modes suited to a range of audeiences

Activities:
Presentation of art/design works in either group or individual exihibition/publication.Interpret, communicate and present complex work and ideas to specialist and non specialist audiences using professional conventions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

04. Conduct a research methodology appropriate to creative arts

Activities:
Generate, research amd explore ideas, concepts and processes in the field through integrated creative, critical and reflective thinking.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

05. Present project material in an environment appropriate to the exoectations of the profession. Present and discuss project outcomes in a colleagiate manner.

Activities:
Present a coherent thematic folio of artwork through praxis.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVincent Alessi

Class requirements

Supervised Research Week: 10 - 22
Six 1.0 hours supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Students must meet with their supervisor to discuss their progress once per fortnight."

Supervised Research Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 days supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Students must present and participate in the two-day mid-year review schedule between semester 1 and 2."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Development of studio work towards a final exhibition.Final mark for Honours will consist of the assessment of the completed exegesis (linked to VPA4RMB) and the end of candidature exhibition (linked to VPA4SPB).70 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Presentation of works in development at the mid-year review.This participation and presentation in the mid-year review is a hurdle requirement and must be completed to proceed to VPA4SPB. Final mark for Honours will consist of the assessment of the completed exegesis (linked to VPA4RMB) and the end of candidature exhibition (linked to VPA4SPB) 30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Mildura, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVincent Alessi

Class requirements

Supervised Research Week: 10 - 22
Six 1.0 hours supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Students must meet with their supervisor to discuss their progress once per fortnight."

Supervised Research Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 days supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Students must present and participate in the two-day mid-year review schedule between semester 1 and 2."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Development of studio work towards a final exhibition.Final mark for Honours will consist of the assessment of the completed exegesis (linked to VPA4RMB) and the end of candidature exhibition (linked to VPA4SPB).70 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Presentation of works in development at the mid-year review.This participation and presentation in the mid-year review is a hurdle requirement and must be completed to proceed to VPA4SPB. Final mark for Honours will consist of the assessment of the completed exegesis (linked to VPA4RMB) and the end of candidature exhibition (linked to VPA4SPB) 30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05