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Undergraduate Course: Contemporary Sculpture (intensive) (LLLA07124)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryIntroducing the core concepts of 3D fine art, this course aims to develop an understanding of contemporary sculptural practices. Referencing sculptural techniques from the 1960s 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.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. On completion of this course through class hours, directed and independent study, students will be able to;

    RESEARCH
    experiment with a range of materials and explore form and space, through demonstrations, group discussion and individually.

  2. PRACTICE
    demonstrate an informed understanding of contemporary sculpture as a basis for creating a personal response.
  3. PRESENT
    create a range of personal sculptural forms, with accompanying sketchbooks, photos and contextual relevance as a considered project.
Reading List
Recommended

Books
PATRIZIO, A. 1999 Contemporary Sculpture in Scotland. Craftsman House
HOLSWORTH, H W. (Ed) 2012, Art Now Vol 3. Taschen
BANN, K. 2003, Jannis Kounellis. Reaktion Books London
HOBBS. R., 1982, Robert Smithson: a retrospective view. Ithica NY: Herbert F Johnson Museum of Art,

Web Sources
www.nationalgalleries.org
www.fruitmarket.co.uk
www.tate.org.uk
www.e-flux.com
www.frieze.com

Additional Information
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
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMr Robbie Bushe
Tel:
Email: r.bushe@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Sherrey Landles
Tel: (0131 6)50 4400
Email: s.landles@ed.ac.uk
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