Course Title: Create works of art for public spaces

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5308 Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Title: Create works of art for public spaces

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 90

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART6227C

City Campus

TAFE

340T Art

Face-to-Face

Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
VE 2016,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Jennifer Cabraja

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email: visualarts@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will explore the skills and knowledge required to realise all aspects of a public art project, from initial brief or idea to the actual installation of the work.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPUA501A Create works of art for public spaces

Elements:

1. Originate ideas for public art

2. Articulate and present project ideas.

3. Plan and document work in response to the site and the brief

4. Create the public artwork

5. Finalise the public art project


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include: 

  • Practical tasks, a series of major projects
  • Direct observation including exploration of and experimentation with techniques
  • Written and/or oral questioning and discussion to assess knowledge and understanding
  • Completion of a visual diary and/or portfolio including personal reflection and feedback
  • Direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence

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