Course Title: Perception and Practice 2

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Perception and Practice 2

Credit Points: 12


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART3523

Hong Kong Arts Centre

Undergraduate

340H Art

Face-to-Face

Offsh1 14,
Offsh3 14,
Offsh1 15,
Offsh1 16,
Offsh1 17

Course Coordinator: Rhett D'Costa

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 2710

Course Coordinator Email: rhett.dcosta@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Availability: by appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

none


Course Description

 Perception and Practice consists of a group of different courses that will be offered at different times during your studies. The courses offered in Hong Kong are:

Capture, Translate and Synthesise
Hand and Lens
Ideation for the Object
Spatial 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:
• find creative solutions to constraints and challenges in a fine art context
• 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
• develop a critically reflective arts practice, in order to continually develop, change and plan for a future that is both informed and improved by arts practice
• engage in autonomous and continued learning, apply new theories of practice and embrace new developments in cultural/artistic production


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.

Hong Kong Art School is in close proximity to a broad range of galleries and cultural venues which you will be expected to visit as part of your course. Professional studio specific workshops, labs and suppliers are also readily accessible.


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.