|Year of offer||2017|
|Subject level||Undergraduate Level 2|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject will explore through studio practice and theory, the artmaking processes of printing and collage, and their diverse purposes as forms of communication and social engagement. The subject offers a practice-based investigation orientated towards community and collaborative learning. This investigation involves engaging in an artistic collaboration with a local school, and in a negotiated community project incorporating artistic practice. Key principles of visual perception, design and analysis will be reinforced through explorations in a range of printmaking techniques (such as photographic screenprinting, stencil printing, lino printing, collographs) and collage-making techniques. The subject caters for students with varied prior experiences in visual arts practice.
On completion of this subject students will be able to:
- Explore and reflect critically on diverse approaches and purposes of printmaking and collage artmaking techniques
- Learn a range of printing and collage artmaking methods
- Reinforce observational and design skills
- Reinforce an understanding of key principles of visual perception, design and analysis
- Develop an understanding of pedagogical theories that inform visual arts practice in the area of printmaking
- Explore the principles of socially engaged arts practice and related pedagogies.
This subject will assist students to acquire the following graduate attributes:
- expand their analytical and cognitive skills through learning experiences in diverse settings
- have excellent interpersonal and decision-making skills, including an awareness of personal strengths and limitations
- be critical and creative thinkers, with an aptitude for continued self-directed learning
- be adept at learning in a range of ways, including through information and communication technologies
- have the capacity to participate fully in collaborative learning and to confront unfamiliar problems.