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SCU2022

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 Terri Bird

Synopsis

This unit will introduce a broad range of sculptural and installation approaches that artists employ when responding to different spatial contexts. Students will explore different genres of public art from a sculptural perspective and will respond to a choice of sites on campus. Students will explore and articulate different processes to achieve their ideas and present their proposal for individual and group feedback.

Outcomes

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

  1. Understand and discuss different functions of public art works, sculptural interventions and the audiences relationship to space
  2. Develop presentation skills to communicate and articulate and developed proposal and critique the work of others
  3. Apply skills and understanding of the process for making a public art proposal or intervention
  4. Produce photographic and model works that apply knowledge and skills related to the materiality and scale of public sculpture
  5. Critically analyse the possibilities of responses to the site, scale and material choices
  6. Analyse key elements to a site and the relationship of its function to the community
  7. Reflect on the role of contemporary sculptural and spatial practices
  8. Understand and apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the discipline practice.

Assessment

Assessment is 100% by folio at mid-semester and end of semester. The folio will be comprised of works produced during the duration of the unit, and may also include students works made independently of the unit and a journal which will document on-going progress and research in relation to the unit project

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Contact hours

12 hours per week, including four hours of taught studio and eight hours of personal study and studio practice

Prerequisites

OHS1000, SCU1021 or SCU1022 or SCU1611 or SCU1612, or permission from the Unit Coordinator