Courses & Units

Sculpture From The Skip FFS306

Launceston

Note:

This unit is part of the Tasmanian Creative Arts Summer School Master Class.
Intensive Mode Delivery:  12 - 23 January 2015
Contact Arts Student Central to apply/enrol: arts.faculty@utas.edu.au / phone 03 6226 7814

Introduction

Sculpture from the Skip explores the use of found materials to create sculpture. Recycled materials can be sourced from rubbish bins, skips, second hand shops, tip shops, paper recycling boxes, the backyard shed and the home garage. 

The unit includes a presentation to give an overview of recycled sculpture, where techniques and material usage will be examined. There will be a series of demonstrations involving the use of tools and techniques as they are related to the practice of sculpture. Through studio discussion, practical instruction, and critiques you will develop the foundation necessary to produce technically competent and conceptually informed work from a diverse array of recycled material. The unit is designed for those requiring an understanding of three-dimensional form within the built environment.

Sculpture from the Skip is a must for all those who have ever wondered what to do with that broken toy scooter, backyard junk pile, car exhaust or rusty bucket!

Summary

Unit name Sculpture From The Skip
Unit code FFS306
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Art
Teaching staff

Dr Wayne Hudson

Sculpture from the Skip will be taught by Master Class Lecturer Dr Wayne Z Hudson. Hudson has been a 'maker' for the past thirty years and has a vast and extensive knowledge across found object, wood construction, welding, fabric and soft materials. 

Wayne is represented in numerous private, national and international collections, including the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery and the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery. He has completed several commissioned large scale public sculpture, travelled extensively and undertaken international residencies in the USA, Europe and  New Zealand. Dr Hudson is the former Head of the Sculpture Studio in the Tasmanian College of the Arts, Inveresk. He was awarded a PhD, Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Tasmania in 2001.

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes

Availability

Location Semester Attendance options Available to
Launceston Intensive Session Jan B On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Intensive Session Jan B 12/1/2015 15/1/2015 21/1/2015 30/1/2015

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

39 hours. Tutorials, studio work and critiques

Assessment

FFS206 Projects 90%, tech note book 10% FFS306 Projects 80%, tech note book 10%, project summery 500 words 10%

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Textbooks

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