Courses & Units

Sculpture & Time-Based Media 2A FSF218

Hobart, Launceston


SECOND YEAR Sculpture (S) & Time Based Media (TBM), involves deep engagement with objects, processes, moving image and sound. STBM is fundamental to installation practice which is a cornerstone of contemporary art. STBM 2A explores evolving and immersive environments.

STBM 2A will auspice self-directed investigations that will expand your capacity to, make, think, listen and feel through multiple dimensions. Study of this unit will develop and apply sculpture, moving image and sound skills and techniques such as silicone moulding, stop motion animation and video projection. Staff and technicians will support your self-directed investigations, as you apply safe work practices.

Working alone, and in collaboration with others, you will learn to critique and contextualise traditional techniques, new technologies and diverse approaches to contemporary sculpture, moving image, sound and installation practice.


Unit name Sculpture & Time-Based Media 2A
Unit code FSF218
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Arts

Dr. Steven Carson

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

* 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).

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop sculpture, time based media and installation skills and techniques in relation to evolving and immersive environments, with a focus on process.
  2. Explore diverse approaches to sculpture, time based media and installation in relation to evolving and immersive environments, with a focus on process.
  3. Evaluate your experience and outcomes in relation to the broader disciplines of sculpture, time based media and installation, with a focus on process.
  4. Identify and follow WHS practices relevant to sculpture and time based media 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
100301 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,445.00

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FSF114 or FSS111 or FSE111

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:



Teaching Pattern

Weekly Workshop (3 hours)


Task 1: Presentation (10%)

Task 2: Critique (30%)

Task 3: Artist statement, 300 words (10%)

Task 4: Folio of works demonstrating iterative approaches to a brief (30%)

Task 5: Journal and folio of process pieces (20%)

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