Jewellery: Contextual Issues through Bodyworks - SDES3409

Faculty: Faculty of Art & Design

School: School of Art & Design

Course Outline: Downloadcourse outline (PDF format)

Campus: Paddington

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

L2 Jewellery Prerequisite

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

Available for General Education: Yes (more info)

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This advanced course extends your jewellery skills and knowledge by increasing the complexity of studio practice within the jewellery discipline through studio-based activities and rigorous critical analysis. This course contributes to the jewellery stream by developing your knowledge, skill and understanding of designing contemporary wearable jewellery. You will focus on contemporary jewellery in a way that challenges what contemporary jewellery can be, the relationships between jewellery and the body, and the nature of a jewellery wearable. Self-direction will be encouraged so that you acquire and apply skills in developing and articulating a brief.

Assessment projects will address the conceptual, material and technical understandings of Jewellery and Object Design as applied to the body and may require in some instances for you to liaise with industry partners in the development of your design solutions. Project documentation and presentation methods are expected to reflect a substantial sophistication of design ideas and communication and be supported by relevant practical and written research.

SDES3409 - Jewellery: Contextual Issues through Bodyworks is an advanced 3000 level studio course. It is one of a suite of two (or more) interrelated core courses in Year 3 that complete a four-course specialist 'stream' in the BFA(Hons), BMA(Hons) and/or BDes(Hons) programs in Year 3.


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