Course Title: Fine Art Concept Development 3

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Fine Art Concept Development 3

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Hong Kong Arts Centre


340H Art


Offsh1 15,
Offsh1 16

Course Coordinator: Rhett D'Costa

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 2710

Course Coordinator

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

Fine Art Conceptual Development consists of a group of different courses that will be offered at different times during your studies. The courses offered in Hong Kong are:

Concepts of Representation
The object in Sculpture and Sound
Proof and Archive
How the object talks
The Print Original Paradox
Hybrid Practice: object/design
Applied Print Discourse
Siting Practice

Each course has its own learning outcomes. The learning outcomes will be given to you on the first day of class.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

In this course you will develop the following program capabilities:
• invent, design and construct a pro-active and critically relevant career as a member of the cultural and creative industries
• engage in autonomous and continued learning, apply new theories of practice and embrace new developments in cultural/artistic production
• form, develop and implement a vision and philosophy of art as a profession, contributing to the positive development of culture in both local and international contexts
• effectively communicate via artistic production in a range of media and modes with awareness of and sensitivity to a range of local and global contexts and cultures

Each course has its own learning outcomes. The learning outcomes will be given to you on the first day of class.

Overview of Learning Activities

You will engage in a range of individual and collaborative learning activities such as making work, experimenting with material, practice based research, workshops, presentations, demonstrations, gallery and site visits, reflective writing, group discussions, consultations on your studio work and occupational health and safety demonstrations.

You will also receive verbal and/or written feedback from academic staff and your peers through a variety of consultations and tutorials. This feedback will help you to track how your learning is progressing against the specified learning outcomes and capabilities for this course. In classes you will also engage in critical reflection and reviews.

Overview of Learning Resources

Hong Kong Art School will provide you with a range of resources and tools to engage in this course, including studio and workshop facilities, online systems and professional equipment specific to your studio area. You will also have access to a wide range of online resources through RMIT University Library.

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the learning outcomes of this course and on your development against the program capabilities.
Your work will be assessed progressively throughout the semester and may consist of individual creative works that relate to your studio practice, reflective writing, presentations, practice-based research folios, collaborative creative works, critical reflection on methods and processes, and peer reviews.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the Studio Coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.