Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
This unit will engage the history of sculptural practice in relation to the cast object and will look at current exhibitions of contemporary artists that employ casting practices. Students will consider the readymade object, its value, worth and context. The unit will focus on the development of sculptural technologies specific to the cast object. Students will be encouraged to explore various traditional as well as contemporary materials.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Assessment is 100% by folio at mid-semester and end of semester. The folio will be comprised of works produced during the duration of the unit, and may also include students works made independently of the unit and a journal which will document on-going progress and research in relation to the unit project.
12 hours per week, including four hours of taught studio and eight hours of personal study and studio practice
See also Unit timetable information
OHS1000, Admission to a Faculty of Art Design & Architecture course, or permission from the Unit Coordinator