Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 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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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Organisational UnitDepartment of Fine Art
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Ms Marian Crawford


This is a studio based unit, where students will be presented with projects involving screenprinting processes.The unit provides students with the means to apply their technical competence in printmaking to these new processes, and to critically evaluate their works in the context of contemporary visual art.


On successful completion of this unit, student will be able to:

  1. apply a conceptual and technical foundation for successful study in a contemporary visual art practice
  2. design and produce artworks by applying printmaking techniques as a special means of creative and critical contemporary expression, with particular reference to screenprinting
  3. analyse print media and other creative strategies as a form of expression appropriate to the concept they are investigating
  4. analyse the context of printmaking in the field of national and global contemporary visual culture
  5. critically evaluate the theoretical and historical rationale and context of their work
  6. understand and apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the discipline practice.


Assessment is 100% by folio at mid-semester and end of semester. The folio will be comprised of works produced during the duration of the unit, and may also include student's works made independently of the unit, and a journal which will document on-going progress and research over the semester.

Workload requirements

12 hours comprising 4 studio hours and 8 independent study hours per week.

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)


OHS1000, PRM1001 or DGN1001 or CDS1001 or permission from Studio Coordinator.