Course Title: Sculpture Studio 1B1 Parallel Processes

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Sculpture Studio 1B1 Parallel Processes

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340H Art


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 2 2011


Hong Kong Arts Centre


340H Art


Offsh 3 09

Course Coordinator: Peter Cripps

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3625

Course Coordinator

Course Coordinator Location: Bld 37.1

Course Coordinator Availability: Via Appointment

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This course is for Fine Art Students from BP201 only.

Course Description

This course investigates the creative space that exists between object and visual languages. It explores how artists develop and materialize their ideas in contemporary sculpture through forms and processes such as drawing, photography, text and digital media, conceptual analysis and play. The emphasis is on the realisation of processes that support the development of thinking for sculptors.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Develop analytical and critical skills in evaluating artists working processes. Acquire skills in translating ideas from one medium to another. Gain methods to explore the creative space between sculpture and other visual languages.
Understand the relations between image, object, site and process and their professional application.
Utilize historical and theoretical knowledge of how artists use one artistic process to inform another and learn how to utilize this in artwork.

Overview of Learning Activities

This course consists of a number of linked projects, workshops and excursions that investigate a range of technical processes and media pertinent to the analysis of design, external sites and processes. Each class will involve the discussion of student’s work in progress.

Overview of Learning Resources

Student’s are supplied a reference bibliography and list of materials or equipment as required. Students will require familiarity with internet and library research facilities.

Overview of Assessment

Learning will be demonstrated in this course though the participation in feedback sessions and folio submissions.
Assessment Tasks and Value
Project one, Documentation and concurrent research 30%
Project two, feedback session and assessment 35%.
Project three, feedback session and assessment 35%