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Lismore Session 2 Session 2

Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

24

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Unit aim

Develops media, material investigations and studio skills at a more advanced level and continues with an emphasis on individual expression. Students are encouraged to develop a critical capacity in regard to their own work and the work of others. Concept evolution and presentation skills will be encouraged in readiness for self-directed work. Gallery and exhibition skills will be further addressed. Occupational Health and Safety and studio procedures at a level required by professional artists are covered.

Unit content

  • Individual approaches to artistic expression
  • Studio investigations, mixed-media and installation strategies
  • Pictorial/object design and production
  • Artistic criticism
  • Occupational Health and Safety and professional practice

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.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 display command of a range of practical studio skills
2 demonstrate the ability to produce individual artworks which draw on well-grounded studio practice and sensitive use of materials
3 demonstrate an informed insight into contemporary directions and preoccupations within a specific studio area
4 demonstrate sound journal skills
5 speculate on inventive resolutions to projects and engagement with installation
6 recognise criteria used in the evaluation of contemporary art
7 demonstrate an ability to positively create a healthy and safe working environment.

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

  1. display command of a range of practical studio skills
    • GA1:
  2. demonstrate the ability to produce individual artworks which draw on well-grounded studio practice and sensitive use of materials
    • GA4:
  3. demonstrate an informed insight into contemporary directions and preoccupations within a specific studio area
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  4. demonstrate sound journal skills
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  5. speculate on inventive resolutions to projects and engagement with installation
    • GA5:
  6. recognise criteria used in the evaluation of contemporary art
    • GA1:
  7. demonstrate an ability to positively create a healthy and safe working environment.
    • GA5:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.