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DWG2501

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Organisational UnitDepartment of Fine Art
OfferedNot offered in 2013
Coordinator(s)Dr Stephen Garrett

Synopsis

Landscape, Space and Environment provides students with a specific drawing based subject, addressing landscape as a genre of cultural production, and investigate the philosophical and political questions around space and the environment. Much of this unit will be presented as fieldwork outside of the studio context followed by a studio engagement, allowing for a more robust creative outcome.

Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, student will be able to:

  1. understand the conceptual and technical foundation for successful study in a contemporary practices
  2. identify landscape, space and environment as a means of creative and critical contemporary expression
  3. produce creative strategies as a form of expression appropriate to the concept they are investigating
  4. understand the context of contemporary drawing and investigation in the framework of national and global contemporary culture
  5. describe the theoretical and historical rationale and context of their work
  6. understand and apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the discipline practice.

Assessment

Assessment is 100% by folio at end of semester. The folio will be comprised of works produced during the duration of the unit, and may also include student's works made independently of the unit, and a journal which will document on-going progress and research over the semester.

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

12 hours comprising 4 studio hours and 8 independent study hours per week

Prerequisites