The surface and combining digital fabrication. This unit explores the notion of surface. Intersecting individual studio practice with digital fabrication, students respond to critical design brief/s focused on a world in rapid transformation. Students will be equipped with experimental approaches to making augmented by digital fabrication methods. Collaborative and individual design tasks combined with critical observational and presenting activities, further prepare students to engage in speculative design discourse and the imagining of alternative futures.
Lectures, demonstrations, studios, workshops, tutorials, discussion or presentations that span historical, traditional, theoretical, technological and current approaches to making processes will be explored. Instruction and compliance to workplace health and safety (WHS) is fundamental to this unit.
|Unit name||Object and Furniture 2B|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Dr Niklavs Rubenis
|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|
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- Explore and utilise a range of media that combines digital fabrication and technical production methods to create an experimental and/or speculative project that responds to a given design brief/s.
- Engage with and transpose theoretical and historical contexts into works capable of speculating or imagining alternative futures.
- Produce resolved works that disrupt or critique conventional and traditional understandings of objects/furniture and design.
- Identify and follow WHS practices relevant to object and furniture 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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FSF113 Object and Furniture 1 or FSF111 3D Design 1
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Weekly Workshop (3 hours)
Task 1: Presentation, 5 minutes (10%)
Task 2: Critique (30%)
Task 3: Artist statement, 300 words (10%)
Task 4: Folio of works in response to a self-directed proposal (30%)
Task 5: Journal and folio of process pieces (20%)
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