Craft 'won't stay put'. In a cultural moment in which the handmade and artisanal are catchcries, while new technologies open up different ways of making, questions about what craft was, is, and could be blur boundaries between craft, art and design.
In this unit you will explore how histories and traditions of craft, themselves multiple and unstable, open up experimentation across materials, forms, and processes.
Project work is supported by demonstrations, seminars, individual and group exercises, workshops and group critiques. Journal work is central to project development and you are required to keep a record of your ideas, insights, concepts, methods and learning processes.
|Unit name||Hand and Machine: Beyond Craft|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Karen Hall, Mae Finlayson, Sonja Brough
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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50 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
A folio consisting your project outcome, supported by a portfolio of documentation and writing including your pitch, experimentation/exploration, evaluation, reflection (maximum equivalent 15 pages) 100%. Non-assessed hurdle and milestone tasks as described in the unit outline.
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