Course Title: Realise an installation work

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: MKTG6089C

Course Title: Realise an installation work

School: 340T Art

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6128 - Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Contact : Jennifer Cabraja and Fay Reynolds

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:visualarts@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Fiona Hillary

fiona.hillary@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 90

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

Nil

Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to realise all aspects of an installation project, from initial brief or idea to the actual installation of the work. This course centres around the development of a body of work that relies heavily on the painting medium.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVINS601A Realise an installation work

Element:

1. Originate ideas for installation works

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Use own creative impulse or brief supplied by others to develop ideas for work
1.2 Initiate specific research and planning processes, including site research
1.3 Research and explore relevant ideas and associations, including site, environment and history
1.4 Develop responses to accommodate practical requirements and constraints
1.5 Explore options for materials, technologies and processes to fulfill creative requirements
1.6 Collaborate with relevant people about project ideas as part of an ongoing process of ideas refinement

Element:

2. Articulate and present project ideas

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Develop, critique and articulate creative responses to the objectives and contexts of the brief and the site
2.2 Apply guidelines for formal presentation of concept proposal and supporting documentation to the industry client, sponsor or selection panel
2.3 Present the design proposal with supporting documentation and practical planning data
2.4 Evaluate and re-work aspects of the presentation as required

Element:

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

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Develop and plan construction with reference to the specific site and its contexts
3.2 Engage with key stakeholders in the project
3.3 Represent planning and preparatory work using presentation mechanisms suited to the project

Element:

4. Create the installation work

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Integrate command of technique, materials and process to create installation work that meets creative and other needs
4.2 Apply critical and creative thinking ability to challenge, adapt and refine the installation
4.3 Interrogate aspects of work in progress and participate in critical inquiry and discussion
4.4 Apply health and safety principles and guidelines to the development of installation projects

Element:

5. Finalise the installation work

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Liaise with relevant people on factors affecting the finalisation of the work
5.2 Bring together the disparate challenges of the installation project to complete work on time
5.3 Organise the installation of the work, engaging specialist expertise where necessary

Element:

6. Evaluate own work

Performance Criteria:

6.1 Seek and apply constructive criticism from others to improve own work
6.2 Evaluate work against planned strategy for own creative practice and intentions for installation work
6.3 Consider place of own work in relation to other installation artists
6.4 Adjust work processes and practice to improve technical, conceptual and commercial outcomes


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Originate and realise an installation work suitable for the public domain
  • Articulate and present ideas about installation work in relevant contexts
  • Evaluate, explain and discuss work in a professional context.
     

In this course you will develop the following program capabilities:

  • The ability to create a body of work from concept stage to the finished product
  • Have an awareness of contemporary art practices.


Details of Learning Activities

Your learning activities will take place in a studio and lecture theatre. You will complete exercises and industry style projects. You will also be required to undertake independent study.
RMIT will provide you with the resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems. Learning resources include access to studio and computer laboratories and relevant software. You will also be expected to make use of the library resources.

In this course, you learn through:
1. In-class activities:

  • Teacher directed group activities/projects
  • Class exercises to review discussions/lectures
  • Peer teaching and class presentations
  • Group discussion
  • Studio work

2. Out-of-class activities include:

  • Practical exercises
  • Reading articles and excerpts
  • Project work
  • Independent research


Teaching Schedule

Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources.

SEMESTER 1

WEEKCOURSE CONTENTTASKELEMENTS
 1Orientation/Brief 1: PS 50 boxes  1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6
 2Students move into allocated studio space
Brief 1: PS 50 Boxes
  1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6
 3Brief 1: PS 50 Concept Proposals Presentations 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 4.4.
 4Brief 1: PS 50 project development 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.4.
 5Material workshop: preparing surfaces for painting
Brief 1: PS 50 project development: studio work
 Explore materiality3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.4.
 6Brief 1: PS 50 project development: studio work  Curatorial selection2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4.
3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.4.
6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4.
 7Material workshop: scaling works
Brief 1: PS 50 project development: studio work
 Explore materiality4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4. 
 8Material workshop: transferring images Explore materiality4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4. 
 9Studio work
Brief 1: PS 50 project installation
Brief 2: Scaling up
 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4.
5.1, 5.2, 5.3. 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4
 
10Meet in studio Building 94; 1.30 – 2.00 pm
Studio work
Brief 2: Scaling up
Artists of influence Pecha Kucha 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4.
5.1, 5.2, 5.3.
 
  MID SEMESTER BREAK  
11Meet in studio Building 94; 1.30 – 2.00 pm
Studio work
Brief 2: Scaling up
Artists of influence Pecha Kucha2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4
3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.4.
 
12Meet in studio Building 94; 1.30 – 2.00 pm
Studio work
Brief 2: Scaling up
 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4
3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.4.
 
13Individual Tutorials Crit sessions presenting exploration to date2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4
3.1, 3.2, 3.3
4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4.
5.1, 5.2, 5.3. 6.1.
14Individual Tutorials  5.1, 5.2, 5.3. 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4
15Finalised proposals including changes and for Semester 2 project Crit sessions presenting exploration to date5.1, 5.2, 5.3. 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4.
16Finalised proposals including changes and for Semester 2 project  Prepare studio space for assessment 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4
3.1, 3.2, 3.3
4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4.
5.1, 5.2, 5.3. 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4

SEMESTER 2

<thead> <th scope="col">Week </th> <th scope="col">Course content </th> <th scope="col"> Task</th> <th scope="col">Elements  </th> </thead>
1Brief 3: Parking DayBrief delivery/Student wellbeing presentation 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6
2Brief 3: Parking Day  
3Brief 3: Parking DayPecha Kucha Concept Presentations2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 4.4.
 4Brief 3: Parking Day Maquette development 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.4.
 5Brief 3: Parking DayMaquette development /Material requirements3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.4.
 6Brief 3: Parking Day Melbourne Central/Student Wellbeing Curatorium2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4.
3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.4.
6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4.
 7Brief 3: Parking Day  4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4.
 8Brief 3: Parking Day
Brief 4: Elements for exhibition
  
 9Brief 3: Parking Day
Brief 4: Elements for exhibition 
First year teams briefing 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4.
5.1, 5.2, 5.3. 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4
 10Brief 3: Parking Day
Brief 4: Elements for exhibition 
Risk assessment 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4.
5.1, 5.2, 5.3.
 11Brief 3: Parking Day
Brief 4: Elements for exhibition 
Final Preparation for Parking Day/Friday 19th September installation4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4.
5.1, 5.2, 5.3.
 MID SEMESTER BREAK  
 12Brief 4: Elements for exhibition  2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4
3.1, 3.2, 3.3
4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4.
5.1, 5.2, 5.3. 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4
 13Brief 4: Elements for exhibition  Crit sessions presenting work2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4
3.1, 3.2, 3.3
4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4.
5.1, 5.2, 5.3. 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4
 14Brief 4: Elements for exhibition  Crit sessions presenting work2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4
3.1, 3.2, 3.3
4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4.
5.1, 5.2, 5.3. 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4
 15Brief 4: Elements for exhibition  5.1, 5.2, 5.3. 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4 
 16Brief 4: Elements for exhibition  PREPARE FOR ASSESSMENT1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6
2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4
3.1, 3.2, 3.3
4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4.
5.1, 5.2, 5.3. 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

You will be required to have your materials purchased prior to the commencement of the project. Please refer to the materials list provided at enrolment.


References

Mayer, Ralph. The Artist’s Handbook of Materials and Techniques. Viking Adult; 5th revised and updated edition, 1991.    

Vitamin P2: new perspectives in painting / [contributors] Tomma Abts ... et. al. ; introduction by Barry Schwabsky, London : Phaidon, 2002.

Art and Australia - Journal


Other Resources

You will be encouraged to attend exhibition openings and visit galleries outside of your learning environment. RMIT school of Art has two galleries and an ongoing exhibition program.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is on going throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through completion of a body of work that demonstrates concept development, understanding of materials and adhering to the guidelines of working in a studio.


Assessment Tasks

To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessment.

Assessment task Critique group participation
Content/requirements
Concept/documentation
Due date
S1 W13 15 S2 W13 14

Assessment task Brief 1:  PS 50
Content/requirements
Proposal/installation/
Due date
Week 9

Assessment task Brief 2: Scaling Up
Content/requirements
Documentation/evaluation
Due date
Week 16

Assessment task Brief 3: Parking Day
Content/requirements
Due date
S2 Week 11

Assessment task Breif 4: Exhibition Elements
Content/requirements

Due date
S2 Week 16

Assessment task Visual Diary
Content/requirements
Due date S1 & S2
Week 16

Graded assessment applies for courses within the Diploma of Visual Art.

Grade CHD
Outline
Competent with high distinction
Grading
80 - 100
Criteria
Highly developed

Grade CDI
Outline
Competent with distinction
Grading
70 - 79
Criteria
Well developed

Grade CC
Outline
Competent with credit
Grading
60 - 69
Criteria
Developed

Grade CAG
Outline
Competent achieved - graded
Grading
50 - 59
Criteria
Sound

Grade NYC
Outline
Not Yet Competent
Grading
Criteria

Grade DNS
Outline
Did not submit for assessment
Grading
Criteria


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant unit of competency. These are available through the course contract in Program Administration.

Other Information

Feedback
You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.

Plagiarism
RMIT has a strict policy on plagiarism. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy.

Special consideration policy (late submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.
Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration:
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y;STATUS=A;PAGE_AUTHOR=Andrea%20Syers;SECTION=1;

Please note
While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources.

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