VISUAL ARTS MEDIA WORKSHOP A

VPA1MWA

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In Visual Arts Media Workshop A, Ceramics the development of the student's understanding of three-dimensional form, generating an individual response to clay as a creative medium. Through set projects the student is expected to become proficient in the fundamentals of fabrication techniques; research and experiment with a range of decorative techniques and; achieve a sound working knowledge in the use of low firing processes. Lectures and practical demonstration are accompanied by fully supervised studio instruction. Assessment is based on two practical projects, the presentation of a Studio Research Journal, which includes a written assignment.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJulia McCormick

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate the foundations required to successfully manage assigned work in your specific visual arts discipline.

Activities:
Produce work for reviews and assessment dates through management of assigned work.
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02. Develop a folio of artwork/design work using a range of studio techniques within your chosen discipline

Activities:
Produce an art or design journal demonstrating the range of exploration and experimentation within your chosen media
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03. Develop an understanding for another art practitioner#s use of materials or technologies through reviewing exhibitions in art galleries or other forms of publications.

Activities:
Small peer groups to discuss reviews along with selected readings
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04. Develop and demonstrate an understanding of visual expression within a specific visual arts or design medium

Activities:
Develop a range of studio skills used within contemporary art or design practice that explore the set assignments within their choosen discipline.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Identify appropriate skills and apply to your discipline

Activities:
Use the discipline skills to explore a specific medium to produce a folio of artworks
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06. Interpret, communicate about artworks, design, concepts, materials and technologies used in specific visual arts or design discipline

Activities:
Use oral skills to present a critical review of your studio practice.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulia McCormick

Class requirements

Lecture
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x student projects (1500 word equivalent)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
1 x student projects (1500 word equivalent)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Workshop Research Journal/Visual Diary, including a written assignment (1000 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06