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VSA1001 Contemporary Art Practice 1

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Arts and Communication


Students develop their understanding of materials, processes and technical skills within a diverse range of media within the visual arts studios. All students' study will be supplemented with workshop demonstrations and will be complemented with lectures and discussions on contemporary art and craft practice. In addition to this, studio lectures analyse the work of established professionals in order to increase student insight into their own practice.
The visual language and studio research used at this level will be commensurate with skill and studio research development. This will be underpinned by history and theory lectures in associated visual arts courses.
Students are offered a combination of studios including; printmaking, sculpture, painting, ceramics and drawing.
Student will be encouraged to research contemporary art in order to gain an awareness of the potential career pathways within the visual arts and the broader creative arts industry. This includes cross-disciplinary studio and hybrid practices.

For ON-CAMPUS mode, students will undertake WH&S induction and continue to employ the safe handling of materials, processes and equipment.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2015 External
Semester 2, 2015 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2015 On-campus Toowoomba