STUDIO STUDIES 6

VPA3SS6

2017

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This course encourages sustained investigation, experimentation and analysis of the student's creative endeavors within an Inter-disciplinary studio/media framework. Students progressively assume greater responsibility for a negotiated self-directed program that uniquely expresses their concerns and which can be contextualised within the broader framework of contemporary art practice. This study highlights independence and self-directed creative growth through the development of a working proposal linking conceptual clarity and a coherent methodological process .Students are prepared for honours year and are encouraged to explore avenues for professional practice.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorAndrew Goodman

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites VPA3SS5

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions CORE subject for ABCAB (Fine Art) and ABCAM (Fine Art)

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply relevant skills and knowledge to produce and realize works, artefacts and forms of creative expression.

Activities:
Produce a coherent folio of artwork developed around a theme
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)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

02. Demonstrate the skills and knowledge of the practice, languages, forms. materials. technologies and techniques in the creative arts disciplines.

Activities:
Conduct research into artists and the materials used through primary and secondary sources.
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)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. Develop and demonstrate an understanding of visual expression within specific/convergent visual arts media.

Activities:
Develop and identify skills within contemporary art practice that relate concepts that the student is exploring in their disciplines.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

04. Develop and evaluate ideas, concepts and processes by thinking creatively, critically and reflectively.

Activities:
Build an understanding of contemporary visual arts practice and evaluate your practice within this context and your own developing skills
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)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

05. Interpret, communicate about artworks, concepts, materials and technologies used in specific visual arts disciplines.

Activities:
Use oral skills to present an understanding of a contemporary context in which your art practice relates.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

06. Interpret, communicate about artworks, concepts, materials and technologies used in specific/convergent visual arts disciplines.

Activities:
Use writing skills to show an understanding of visual art practice within a more convergent approach to practice as research.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

07. Work independently or collaboratively in a creative arts discipline in response to project demands.

Activities:
Peer group critics of studio work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

08. Interpret, communicate and present ideas, problems and arguments in modes suited to a range of audiences.

Activities:
Understand how to critically place artworks in a contemporary context
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2017, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Goodman

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Journal detailing conceptual, theoretical and technical research (equ. 2000 words)20 03, 04, 05, 06
Studio production and submission of final body of work (equ. 6000 words)80 01, 02, 07, 08

Mildura, 2017, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Goodman

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Journal detailing conceptual, theoretical and technical research (equ. 2000 words)20 03, 04, 05, 06
Studio production and submission of final body of work (equ. 6000 words)80 01, 02, 07, 08