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GLS1231

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)Professor Callum Morton

Synopsis

This unit introduces students to the ancient craft of Glass Blowing in a contemporary light. Students will be taught an introductory level of Glass Blowing combined with a focus on conceptual approaches to this medium.

Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. understanding of the synthesis between concept and process within Glass Blowing practice;
  2. initiate, develop and express personal aesthetic solutions in the medium of Glass Blowing;
  3. work collaboratively with others to plan, problem solve, and create Glass Blowing solutions;
  4. critically reflect on self and the work of peers through group discussion and critique;
  5. explore and analyse the history of Glass Blowing and where it is situated in contemporary Fine Art practice;
  6. understand and apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the discipline practice.

Assessment

Folio of studio work:100%, of which at least 20% will be assessed before mid-semester.

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

12 hours per week, including six hours of taught studio and six hours of personal study and studio practice.

Prerequisites

Admission to a Faculty of Art Design & Architecture course or permission

Co-requisites

Prohibitions

APA1301 or APA1311