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VSA1002 Introduction to Contemporary Art Practice

Short Description: Intro to Contemporary Art Prac
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 100301 - Fine Arts
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 19 January 2020

Synopsis

Students learn to understand the various processes and materials used within studio practice considering the idea of Studio Practice as Material Idea. Students build technical, analytical and research skills within all visual arts areas including the studio disciplines: painting, ceramics, printmaking, sculpture and drawing. The course offers workshops and critiques as well as lectures and discussions on contemporary art and craft practice. The work of established professional artists is analysed 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-development.
NOTE: Both ON-CAMPUS and EXTERNAL courses will be underpinned by history and theory lectures in associated visual arts courses. For ONCAMPUS students, students will undertake WH&S induction and employ the safe handling of materials, processes and equipment.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2020 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2020 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2020 Online