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Shenzen/Hong Kong Biennale (ABPL90391)

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Year of offerNot available in 2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeABPL90391
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject is a two-week intensive and it will take place in Hong Kong and Shenzen in the second part of January 2016 (17-31 Jan). The workshop will be run by staff from our University and many other international schools participating in this year's Biennale. The teaching team from Melbourne will include Justyna Karakiewicz, Donald Bates, Alan Pert and Dominik Holzer. The title of the workshop will be Future Cities and the Concept of Waste. As part of the workshop, you will have the chance to exhibit your work in an ongoing Biennale exhibition and the opportunity to have your work published in an academic journal.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the subject, students should have developed:

  • the ability to work cooperatively and professionally as part of a small group to deliver a design project for exhibition and publication
  • the ability to work fast and under pressure with other stuents from different backgrounds and cultures
  • creative use of representational techniques in order to communicate ideas
  • a capacity for critical reflection and collaboration
  • the ability to participate in discussions and debates, and learn from the process

Generic skills

On completion of the subject, students will have developed the following skills:

  • Communication and curation of exhibitions
  • Debating
  • Critical design thinking and analysis
  • Creative response to complex problems

Last updated: 13 August 2019