STUDIO PRACTICE A

VPA4SPA

2015

Credit points: 45

Subject outline

Students undertake a major self-directed project across one of the disciplines of Fine Art, Photography, Graphic Design and Curatorial Studies. This unit encourages  independent research where a high level of understanding, critical awareness and judgment is required. In addition to the development of a substantial body of work, produced under supervision, students participate in a profesional experience program. This program is negotiated in conjunction with industry and/or community via internship.This subject prepares students for higher professional achievement and further post-graduate study.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points45

Subject Co-ordinatorNeil Fettling

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 (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and 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 (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

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 (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and 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 (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

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 (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
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-ordinatorNeil Fettling

Class requirements

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 20.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"This class requires students to undertake 20 hours per week of practical studio self directed study."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Presentation of a folio of your artwork in progress in your discipline/s60 03
Presentation of a seminar paper20 02
Studio research journal(equivalent 1000 words)20 01, 04

Mildura, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNeil Fettling

Class requirements

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 20.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"This class requires students to undertake 20 hours per week of practical studio self directed study."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Presentation of a folio of your artwork in progress in your discipline/s60 03
Presentation of a seminar paper20 02
Studio research journal(equivalent 1000 words)20 01, 04