Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. research, propose and plan a body of work
  2. demonstrate a clear visual articulation of ideas using appropriate media and processes
  3. create a resolved art project using appropriate skills and techniques
  4. use appropriate processes in relevant experimentation and the making of the art project.
  • Topics
    • The Body as a Mark Maker
    • Drawing on the Post Human
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials

Entry Requirements

You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:

Special requirements

  • OtherDetails -
    • Additional materials — Art/Drawing materials
    • Other special requirement — Digital Camera or Scanner

This subject was previously known as Visual Arts Research: Independent Project B.

You will develop a self-directed visual art practice project by negotiated proposal to progress skills in the techniques and processes of various specialisations within contemporary art practice, through drawing and other media.

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  • Assignment 1 - Folio examination (60%)
  • Assignment 2 - Portfolio (40%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject.

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