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Undergraduate Course: Art Practice 3B (ARTX10050)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThe course will encourage you to grow and extend your practice both within and out with the confines of the college environment and reach a broader, more diverse audience. You will be encouraged to reflect on and review your art practice in relation to the wider current and historic contexts.

Course description You will extend your understanding of particular processes, methods and applications relevant to your work and begin to consolidate an integrated knowledge of your specialism that is informed by current practice.

You will continue to work in an increasingly independent manner in conjunction with a number of cross-school studio critiques, project space presentations and regular tutorial support. External exhibition opportunities, invited artists, gallery visits, lectures and workshops will contribute to learning. You will test how artworks are installed, received and understood professionally by participating in an external exhibition and collaborating with your peers across the School in the development and implementation of other external opportunities.

Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements This course is only available to students on a Degree Programme in the School of Art.
Additional Costs Students are expected to pay for Art Materials and Equipment. Specific materials and equipment costs will vary depending on students individual choice of method of production.
Information for Visiting Students
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2020/21, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 15, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 20, Formative Assessment Hours 3, Summative Assessment Hours 3, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 155 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Portfolio submission (100%) consisting of:

Documented artwork
This digital submission should include no more than 10 images, video not exceeding 10 min, and/or sound not exceeding 10min. These should be clearly labelled with title, date, medium, dimensions (height x width x depth) It is expected that this should include at least one project space presentation.

A Reflective Statement, not exceeding 500 words. This statement should critically reflect on the direction and progression of your studio work over semester 2 and situate the work in relation to other artistic practices and theoretical frameworks. It should also reflect upon your learning and identify areas for further personal development.

The above should be submitted via LEARN
Feedback Formative Assessment and Feedback:

There will be two formative critiques - one mid-semester and one at the end of the course. At the mid-semester review, you will be asked to reflect on your plan of study. At the end of semester critique, you will present and discuss the work made during the semester.

Summative Feedback:

Written feedback on your submission will be posted on to LEARN within 15 working days.
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Critically review and consolidate the ideas and boundaries that define your practice
  2. Utilize appropriate methods, processes and materials to expand concepts and to explore the defining features of individual practice
  3. Realise appropriate solutions in the development of concepts and a critical understanding of your specialised practice
Reading List
Schimmel, Paul. "Out of actions: Between performance and the object 1949-1979." London,Thames and Hudson, 1998.

Aguirre, Peio. Azimi, Nega. Cashdan Marina "Vitamin P2: New Perspectives in Painting" Phaidon Press 2011.

Shore, Robert. King, Laurence "Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera" Elephant Books London 2014.

Doherty, Claire, "Public Art Now, Out of Time, Out of Place" Art Books, 2015.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Self- directed autonomous practice, technical methods and process, critical evaluation, collaboration, presentation, research methods.
KeywordsConcepts,Independent Study,Specialism,Exhibition,Studio critiques,Professional,Collaboration
Course organiserMs Joan Smith
Tel: (0131 6)51 5917
Course secretaryDr Eadaoin Lynch
Tel: (0131 6)51 5735
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