Undergraduate Course: Research Drawing 4 (Painting) (ARTX10010)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Indicative course content
Students should define, collect and analyse a chosen area of research and present a body of work that underpins studio practice.
Aims of course
1 To propose and undertake a personal study plan with clearly defined aims and objectives.
2 Develop a body of research material that communicates a progression of ideas and a thorough awareness of current fine art practice.
3 To undertake critical analysis of a focused body of research material.
Mode of delivery
Studio,seminar, tutorial, Exhibition, Guest speakers, Group crit.
Introduce a critical relationship to core methodologies of artistic research.
Research and development of ideas for final degree assessment.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 10,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 20,
External Visit Hours 3,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 30,
Formative Assessment Hours 3,
Summative Assessment Hours 3,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Clearly identify and define the conceptual areas of practice through personal exploration and research using appropriate methods.
- Present a body of work that shows a critical analysis and synthesis of the major aims of individual studio practice.
- Demonstrate a highly focused range of organisational, verbal and presentational skills.
|Indicative Bibliography |
Conceptual Art and Painting,(Further Essays on Art and Language) MIT Press, 2001 Vitamin D : new perspectives in drawing. Phaidon, 2005. Thinking through art :(reflections on art as research) Routledge, 2006. Place, Tacita Dean / Jeremy Millar, Thames and Hudson 2005. Envisioning information / Edward R. Tufte. Graphics Press, 2001, Locus Solus, (Site identity, technology in contemporary art) Black Dog 2000. Periodicals ; Art World, Art Forum, Art in America. Also as directed by tutors.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Research, manage time, attend to visual material, assess and evaluate own and others work.
||Study Abroad is not permissable in Final Honours Year.
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Mixture of one hour group seminars and studio critiques, plus one-to-one tutorials with studio tutor.
|Keywords||SELF DETERMINATION, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, COMMUNICATION, EXHIBITION
|Course organiser||Mr Gordon Brennan
Tel: (0131 6)51 5902
|Course secretary||Mrs Margaret Milner
Tel: (0131 6)51 5879
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