Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Leslie Eastman


This unit is the fourth in the sequence for students to continue a range of leading contemporary art practices and methodologies. The unit promotes conceptual and material processes through interdisciplinary exchange, material and fabrication procedures. Associated projects are introduced based on theories of contemporary art practices, collaborative practices and individual modes of research focused outcomes. Students will develop inventive and sustainable solutions to a series of projects that will enable them to continue to develop a personal methodology and language.


  1. Further extend both skills in art making and student vocabulary of materials and studio processes;
  2. Possess considerable manipulative skills in students chosen area of self-expression;
  3. Further develop levels of experimentation and investigation within students work, moving towards a focus on specific themes and technologies;
  4. Be familiar with current issues in fine art and recognise the potential to produce works within the framework of contemporary culture;
  5. Develop an increased capacity for the constructive appraisal of their own work, and that of others, and are able to articulate this through oral presentations and written documentation, and;
  6. Increased understanding and practice the rules of occupational health and safety in force in the studio, and are able to collaborate and co-operate safely and productively within the studio environment.


100% mixed mode

Chief examiner(s)

Leslie Eastman

Contact hours

24 hours per week, including 8 hours of taught studio and 16 hours of personal study and studio practice.


Must have passed FNA2111


Any FNA, VIS or VPR level 2 unit