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CAEL2045: Site Works: Sculptural Interventions

2022 unit information

This unit of study provides a studio-based approach to designing and making art works for specific locations or in response to specific guidelines. Stepping outside of the gallery opens up possibilities for exploring some of the broader issues of art and everyday life. In this unit, you will consider the key issues and methodologies relevant for site specific, interventionist or tactically oriented art works, and develop a sound understanding of the proposals required in the competitive field of public art. The unit focuses on the development of your ideas with a view to encouraging inventive approaches to proposals and includes strategies for realising virtual and physical outcomes. The unit combines studio work, short presentations by the lecturer, student presentations and group discussion/critiques, and is conducted in the sculpture studio, the digital labs and various other locations.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Sydney College of the Arts

Code CAEL2045
Academic unit Sydney College of the Arts
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate an understanding of site-specific Art and public art through the production and presentation of an extensive proposal and a final artwork
  • LO2. plan and manage individual work practice and work autonomously
  • LO3. initiate, develop and resolve work, appropriate to aims and proposals
  • LO4. support ideas and concepts through verbal and visual means
  • LO5. objectively and critically evaluate concepts and reflect on their resolution
  • LO6. show awareness, sensitivity and empathy to subjective, cultural and racial differences
  • LO7. demonstrate willingness and ability to work in groups collaboratively, reflectively and consultatively
  • LO8. apply OH and S principles to all aspects of practice.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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