Contemporary Arts Practice 2 (DACA6914)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
This course aims to develop knowledge of contexts for professional art-based practice that promotes students’ self-reliance in conducting a focused, self-generated project. Through this process, students will exhibit the ability to selectively adapt and apply their creative process through visual language, critical analysis and self-evaluation.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Creative Enterprise programme to enrol in this course.
Topics include: 

For Contemporary Craft
Design principles and practice Personal methodologies Integration of theory and practice Advanced presentation and communication
Professional contexts Advanced materials, processes and technologies Other topics as negotiated
For Photography
Image, space, installation Photography as cultural mirror Constructing narrative Photography as object, object as content
Camera obscura Large print and collaborative process Still life Lighting for portraiture Advanced medium and large formats Hand-held flash
For Visual Art
Comprehensive understanding and application of design methodology as related to painting practice through the critical analysis of the relationship of drawing to painting Purposeful articulation and application of compositional principles
Refinement of technical and practical knowledge of media, materials and painting construction Appropriate utilisation and application of presentation techniques and documentation, Integration of `theory? and `practice?
Clarification of position within contemporary practice through the critical evaluation of historical and theoretical implications Interdependence and critical analysis in visual research
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: 5018

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

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
25 Jul 18 - 26 Sep 18 StudioWednesday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (205-1001)
Wednesday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (001-1198)
17 Oct 18 - 21 Nov 18 StudioWednesday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (205-1001)
Wednesday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (001-1198)

Class: 5697

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

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
24 Jul 17 - 25 Sep 17 StudioMonday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (205-1001)
Monday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (001-1198)
16 Oct 17 - 20 Nov 17 StudioMonday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (205-1001)
Monday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (001-1198)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Creative Enterprise.

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