Course Title: Art photography IV
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2009
Course Code: VART5837
Course Title: Art photography IV
School: 340T Art
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6073 - Advanced Diploma of Fine Arts
Course Contact : Kellyann Geurts
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254472
Course Contact Email:email@example.com
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Program Co-ordinator: Peter Westwood
Phone: 9925 4025
Nominal Hours: 208
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
In this course students will initiate, create and exhibit innovative photography demonstrating a personal vision.
In relation to a negotiated and extensively developed project proposal students will: further develop a personal visual language that will underpin the entire folio; identify conceptual premises within their own work; apply creative, lateral and critical thinking; research organise and analyse; understand and reflect on cultural contexts for the work; explore further a range of approaches (pertinent to the project); further develop a practice based on perceptive enquiry contextualised within issues related to aesthetics; apply appropriate and informed OH&S procedures.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
7532C Art photography IV
1. Research and initiate a photographic project expressing a personal vision
2. Create and display a body of finished photographic work demonstrating a personal vision to exhibition standard
3. Critically evaluate their own work in the context of contemporary art practice
Details of Learning Activities
In the first weeks of the Program and in negotiation with supervising academic staff students will develop an initial Project Proposal document. The Project document will foreshadow research paths to be undertaken by the student and will be formally reviewed by the student and supervising academic staff midway through the Semester. Through the course of the Semester the Project document will be formed to infer areas of proposed conceptual investigation, practice based enquires and will scope and link all studio based Courses and activities undertaken by the student. Research, reflections, and appropriate notes resulting from access to Theory Courses will also be developed within the Project document.
Individual and group tutorials in Photography will reflect on the development of studio practice in relation to each student’s individual Project document.
Week 1 to 14: Studio based individual and group tutorial advice.
Week 15 and 16: Individual tutorial advice relating to the development of the proposed photography installation for assessment.
Week 17: Photography installation
Week 18: Assessment
Overview of Assessment
Folio presentation at the end of semester
Students will present a substantial and resolved body of work (folio), informed by the research undertaken within the Project document, demonstrating an informed and thoughtful approach to exhibition practice. Assessment will be conducted by a panel of Academic staff, in turn providing a written response to the student relating to the overall folio presentation. The written response from the Assessment panel will reflect on the intrinsic nature of the folio in relation to all areas of studio practice, installation and exhibition practice, in turn reflecting the conceptual investigation and research undertaken within the Project document.
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