HONOURS STUDIO PRACTICE A - VISUAL ARTS

VPA4SPA

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Credit points: 45

Subject outline

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


This subject is linked to the second semester subject VPA4SPB and the writing of the final exegesis and must be undertaken concurrently with VPA4RMA in Semester 1.


Honous can only be completed full time.



SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points45

Subject Co-ordinatorCaroline Wallace

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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