units

VIS3105

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
OfferedGippsland First semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Rodney Forbes

Synopsis

Independent research into historical and contemporary concepts related to individual work. General aspects and themes including metaphor, myth, narrative, imagination/fantasy, the spiritual, sign and symbol. Consolidation of relevant technical and procedural processes. Students complete a folio of art work and keep a journal in relation to the set projects. Studio practice may be undertaken in complementary areas such as painting, photography and sculpture.

Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. have a working general knowledge of historical and contemporary concepts related to their own work and that of their peers and be able to articulate these concepts
  2. have a conceptual framework for their own work
  3. know how to begin to consolidate and resolve technical and procedural processes relevant to their work
  4. have a high level of independence with regard to researching ideas and source material
  5. have a broad interest and appreciation of contemporary art practice and culture.

Assessment

Folio: 80%
Journal: 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

8 studio hours and 16 independent study hours per week

Prerequisites