Undergraduate | CUR-VSW100-2023
Art and Creativity
Draw connections between the artist and their community. Reflect on the link between popular and cultural practices with contemporary art. Seek inspiration in staff-directed research. Harness your creative impulses to produce an original art project.
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- 29 May 2023,
- 27 Nov 2023
About this subject
What you'll learn
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- develop imaginative ideas and responses from varied sources through self and staff initiated research
- work independently and in groups to analyse and interrogate relationships between contemporary art and popular cultural practices and between the artist and the community
- document, analyse and represent new ideas in a variety of forms.
- Module 1: The creative mix
- Module 2: The practical experience
- Module 3: Independent Project: exhibiting ideas or animating ideas
Engage and challenge practices of creativity, innovation and aesthetic experience in contemporary life. Students investigate contemporary forms of cultural practice in order to articulate and represent new critical ways of thinking.
You must supply your own art materials and have access to a scanner and digital camera for documenting your artwork for assessment.
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- Presentation (15%)
- Portfolio 1 (35%)
- Portfolio 2 (50%)
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- Equipment requirements - Digital Camera and/or Scanner
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Other special requirement — Art Materials
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