Undergraduate Course: Contemporary Sculpture (LLLA07048)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||THIS IS A FOR-CREDIT ONLY COURSE OFFERED BY THE OFFICE OF LIFELONG LEARNING (OLL); ONLY STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH OLL SHOULD BE ENROLLED.
Introducing the core concepts of 3D fine art, this course aims to develop an understanding of contemporary sculptural practices. Referencing sculptural techniques from the 1960┐s to the present day, students will investigate the use of materials and examine ideas of form and space. Students will be encouraged to explore relationships between a wide range of found, recycled or other materials to conceive, create and present a range of sculptural forms.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| By the end of the course, through attending classes and engaging in directed and independent study, students should be able to:
- experiment with a range of materials and explore form and space, through demonstrations, group discussion and individually.
- demonstrate an informed understanding of contemporary sculpture as a basis for creating a personal response.
- create a range of personal sculptural forms, with accompanying sketchbooks, photos and contextual relevance as a considered project.
HOBBS. R., 1982, Robert Smithson: a retrospective view. Ithica NY: Herbert F Johnson Museum of Art,
BARETTE, B., 1989, Eva Hesse sculpture: catalogue rasionnÚ, New York: Timken Press
GROSENICK, U., 2002, Art now: 137 artists at the rise of the new millennium = 138 Keunstler zu Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts = 138 artistes au commencement du 21eme siecle , Cologne: Taschen
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||ability to deploy sculpture construction techniques
working creatively in 3D
ability to demonstrate the use of composition and design in 3D
an understanding of contemporary sculpture
Ability to undertake research and reflective practice and apply these in the context of contemporary sculpture within visual culture
|Course organiser||Mr Robbie Bushe
|Course secretary||Ms Sherrey Landles
Tel: (0131 6)50 4400