Courses & Units

Sculpture & Time-Based Media 2B FSF219


Sculpture and Time Based Media (STBM) 2B is focussed on Interactive and Participatory Installation through studio-based creative exploration and investigation of historical precursors and current practice and related discourse. Second year STBM involves deep engagement with objects, making processes, electronic and time-based media such as those concerning moving image, sound and performance. STBM 2B will facilitate self-directed enquiry to expand your capacity to think, make, listen, reflect, and learn through imaginative investigative approaches to creative practice. You will explore combinations of sculpture, installation and electronic and time-based media. Study of this unit will develop your skills in the use of space, sculpture, construction, moving image, sound, animation, performance and projection. Staff and technicians will support self-directed investigations. You will work alone and in collaboration with others, learn to critique and contextualise new and traditional techniques and diverse approaches to contemporary art practice in STBM. You will apply appropriate safe work practices.


Unit name Sculpture & Time-Based Media 2B
Unit code FSF219
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Arts
Coordinator Doctor Matt Warren
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 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 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023

* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Develop sculpture, time based media and installation skills and techniques in relation to interactive & participatory installation, with a focus on resolution and refinement
  • Explore diverse approaches to¿sculpture, time based media and installation in relation to interactive & participatory installation, with a focus on resolution and refinement
  • Evaluate¿your experience and outcomes in relation to the¿broader disciplines¿of¿sculpture, time based media and installation, with a focus on resolution and refinement
  • Identify and follow WHS practices relevant to sculpture, time based media and installation techniques, materials, equipment and workspaces.

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
100301 $1,037.00 $888.00 not applicable $2,567.00

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FSF114 Sculpture and Time-Based Media 1; FSS111 Sculpture 1; FSE111 Time Based Media 1

Mutual Exclusions

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

FSE215 |FSS215


Teaching Pattern

On Campus (Hobart)

Weekly workshop (3 hrs).

Plus an additional 7 hours engagement with unit content and self-directed learning per week

AssessmentTask 1: Creative Response and Context Presentation (20%)|Task 2: Artwork Responding to a Brief and Written Refection (30%)|Task 3: Final Folio: Self-Initiated Artwork, Journal and Written Artist Statement (50%)
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