Art Department 1 (PASA6741)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To enable students to extend their capability in the production of scenery and props and in art department practice. The course focuses on the further development of specialist skills and the evolution of a personal methodology that will give expression to individual creative development and practice.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts or the Diploma in Performance Technology or the Bachelor of Creative Enterprise to enrol in this course. Pre-requisites: For BPSA & DPT: PASA5702 and PASA5742.
Topics include: 

Creative potential and analysis of materials Art department standby Changing operational conditions Computer aided design tools
Conceptualising from an existing source Construction using mixed media techniques Continuity of design and style Creation, adaptation and acquisition of elements for production
Differences between screen and live media and their methodologies Electrical, hydraulic and computer controlled scenic systems Film and digital video technology Design assessment
Maintaining intentions and standards Material selection Personal approaches to participating in theatre or screen teams Production documentation
Scenic engineering science Scenic production techniques Studio and location art department practices and techniques Technology influences
Learning and teaching approaches
Topics may be taught in an integrated manner in both practical/workshop/lab and lecture/seminar/tutorial modes
Simulated and production workshops Activities include self-directed learning, individual and class exercises, field trips, work in groups, guest lectures and online discussion
Feedback
Feedback is sought throughout the course using a range of assessment tools including
Formal reflection and group and one-on-one discussion
Each student is interviewed at the end of the semester to reflect on their progress and to assist in setting goals for further development in subsequent learning.
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1341

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
27 Feb 18 - 10 Apr 18 StudioTuesday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (014-1002)
Tuesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (014-1002)
28 Feb 18 - 11 Apr 18 StudioWednesday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (014-1002)
Wednesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (014-1002)
1 Mar 18 - 12 Apr 18 StudioThursday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (014-1002)
Thursday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (014-1002)
1 May 18 - 26 Jun 18 StudioTuesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (014-1002)
Tuesday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (014-1002)
2 May 18 - 27 Jun 18 StudioWednesday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (014-1002)
Wednesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (014-1002)
3 May 18 - 28 Jun 18 StudioThursday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (014-1002)
Thursday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (014-1002)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Creative Enterprise, Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts (Production Design and Management).

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