This unit will broaden your capacity to understand and engage with diverse materials, methodologies and processes associated with contemporary art practice, especially within printmaking and drawing. Through group and individual tasks, you will develop your ability to experiment with materials, iterative process and idea development.
This unit will focus on the development of skills in observation and translation to produce a sequence of works. Through the guidance of staff, students are encouraged to develop independent learning strategies towards the development of individual expression and self- directed outcomes. Artist talks, lectures, class presentations, group discussion and critique will support practical work. These and other class activities encourage positive and productive dialogue within a supportive class culture. Students will be guided through in depth approaches to observation and reflection, connecting their studio-based experiences with contextual knowledge of contemporary art discourse.
|Unit name||Drawing & Printmaking 2A|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Dr Antonia Aitken
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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).
- Explore and evaluate diverse approaches to conceptual and practical experimentation in drawing and printmaking media.
- Critically discuss your own and others’ work in relation to broader contexts and discourse.
- Respond to and interpret a brief through guided inquiry.
- Identify and follow WHS practices relevant to drawing and printmaking techniques, materials, equipment and workspaces.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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FSD112 or FSD111 or FSR111
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
FSR214 and FSD214
Weekly Workshop (3 hours)
Task 1: Folio of works demonstrating iterative approaches to a brief (30%)
Task 2: Journal and folio of process pieces (20%)
Task 3: Presentation, 5 minutes (10%)
Task 4: Artist statement, 300 words (10%)
Task 5: Critique (30%)
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|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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