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CAVA1001: Visual Art Foundation 1

This Visual Arts Major/Minor core unit explores 2D (Image) and 3D (Sculpture/Object) studios at SCA. Your engagement with creative learning experiences via project-based content and group work will develop your practice-based understanding and problem-solving skills within a creative arts framework. Across 4 assessment tasks that are informed by theoretical discourse, you will explore a range of media and processes, develop an experimental, participatory and collaborative approach. Your engagement with materials and equipment will develop your technical skills and awareness of WH&S essential to SCA and your future creative endeavours in CAVA1002.

Code CAVA1001
Academic unit Sydney College of the Arts
Credit points 6
CASF1001 or CASF1002

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

  • LO1. demonstrate emerging competencies in the skills, systems, and approaches to contemporary art practice
  • LO2. apply skills in the generation of art objects, and engagements relative to visual art. Show evidence of development in skills and technologies, and the capacity to reflect on the art-making process as it relates to the demands of the unit
  • LO3. demonstrate the strategies requisite to a critical awareness within art-making: the appropriate application of concepts and the willingness to explore unfamiliar approaches
  • LO4. demonstrate a commitment to art practice, deploying qualities of regularity, consistency and openness with the objective of shapinga dedicated art practice