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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

24

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Developing the expressive potential inherent in students' work with the emphasis placed on independent investigation in this final core studio unit. Curiosity and imaginative problem solving are combined with advanced conceptualisation to create innovative responses to materials. Students develop an individual working program in conjunction with their lecturers, which reflects their artistic evolvement and interests. Detailed discussion is required and students work with lecturers through personal tuition and detailed critique and analysis.

Unit content

  • Dedicated studio engagement of art production
  • Professional practice – issues and options
  • Workshop and studio establishment
  • Exhibition strategies and production
  • Studio routines and strategies
  • Advanced critique and theories

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: , GA2: , GA3: , GA4: , GA5: , GA6: , GA7:
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate an ability to establish and follow an ambitious individual studio program
2 demonstrate strong self-reliance and self-direction, and the ability to construct a work program with coherent direction
3 demonstrate the ability to produce artistic results that display advanced skill acquisition, confidence and control in theoretical concepts
4 stage a professional presentation and documentation of artworks in their final submission of a completed folio
5 demonstrated understanding of how to edit and consolidate their studio artwork and outcomes in preparation for professional outcomes such as exhibition opportunities or the Graduate Exhibition
6 display strong understanding and process for critical inquiry, enabling questioning and discussion of the issues relevant to current theory in their chosen discipline of fine art and in broader art practice.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an ability to establish and follow an ambitious individual studio program
    • GA5:
  2. demonstrate strong self-reliance and self-direction, and the ability to construct a work program with coherent direction
    • GA1:
  3. demonstrate the ability to produce artistic results that display advanced skill acquisition, confidence and control in theoretical concepts
    • GA2:
  4. stage a professional presentation and documentation of artworks in their final submission of a completed folio
    • GA2:
    • GA5:
  5. demonstrated understanding of how to edit and consolidate their studio artwork and outcomes in preparation for professional outcomes such as exhibition opportunities or the Graduate Exhibition
    • GA1:
  6. display strong understanding and process for critical inquiry, enabling questioning and discussion of the issues relevant to current theory in their chosen discipline of fine art and in broader art practice.
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA5:

Prescribed texts

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