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CAVA1002: Visual Art Foundation 2

This Visual Arts Major/Minor core unit explores the 4D (Screen) and XD (Interdisciplinary) studios at SCA. Your engagement with creative learning experiences via project-based content and group work will develop your conceptual and theoretical understanding and problem-solving skills within a broader creative arts framework. Across 4 assessment tasks you will continue to advance your experimental, performative, collaborative and community-based approach. Your engagement with facilities and equipment will expand your technical skills and awareness of WH&S essential to SCA and your continuing creative endeavours.

Code CAVA1002
Academic unit Sydney College of the Arts
Credit points 6
CAST1001 or 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. demonstrate application of skills in the generation of art objects, and engagements relative to visual art. Showing evidence of 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 shaping a dedicated art practice
  • LO5. adopt an experimental and imaginative approach to the creative process to pursue idiosyncratic, innovative outcomes
  • LO6. show a willingness to work in groups with the intention of developing a collaborative, inclusive and discursive approach to studio activity
  • LO7. apply Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) to all aspects of studio practice.