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MATERIAL ART & DESIGN

The postgraduate certificate in Material Art & Design is intended to provide students with access to concepts, skills, materials and processes. The initial two courses provide a grounding in a specific medium, either jewellery, fibre or ceramics, and are the most common prerequisites for additional courses in that medium. The postgraduate certificate is also intended to be non-prescriptive, in that students may take complementary courses in other mediums as long as the student has the appropriate pre and/or corequisites. Students are strongly advised to check the course descriptions for courses, which require pre and/or corequisites. They are designated with a (▲) in the following program listing.

Note: Students in this postgraduate certificate are included in the Laptop Program, and are required to pay the associated Laptop Program fees for software and support.

COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDIT

Take two courses in sequence: 1.0
MAAD 1B02 Material Art & Design Studio: Jewellery
or MAAD 2B14 Intro to Jewellery/Metalsmithing: Fabrication
or GDES 3B34 Jewellery Design 1: An Introduction
and MAAD 2B29 Jewellery/Metalsmithing: Fabrication 2 ▲



MAAD 1B01 Material Art & Design Studio: Fibre
or MAAD 2B01 Intro to Fibre
and MAAD 2B26 Fibre: Explorations



MAAD 2B15 Intro to Ceramics
and MAAD 2B24 Ceramics: Mouldmaking



Upon completion of the above two, choose three courses: 1.5



Jewellery

MAAD 1B02 Material Art & Design Studio: Jewellery
or MAAD 2B14 Intro to Jewellery/Metalsmithing: Fabrication
MAAD 2B08 Jewellery/Metalsmithing: Casting
MAAD 2B28 Jewellery/Metalsmithing: Composition ▲
MAAD 3B13 Jewellery: Practical Theory: Setting ▲
MAAD 3B15 Jewellery: Concept Development ▲
MAAD 3B17 Jewellery: Intermediate: Structure ▲
MAAD 3B38 Jewellery: Implementing the History of the 19th & 20th Century (SEM) ▲
MAAD 2B09 Silversmithing ▲
MAAD 4B08 Jewellery: Development for Production ▲
GDES 3B50 Jewellery Design 2: Alternative Materials ▲
GDES 3B16 Wearable Technology 1
GDES 3B44 Wearable Technology 2 ▲
GDES 3B20 Design with Technology 1 ▲
GDES 3B78 Design with Technology 2 ▲



Fibre

MAAD 1B01 Material Art & Design Studio: Fibre
or MAAD 2B01 Intro to Fibre
MAAD 2B27 Fibre: Surface Design 1 ▲
MAAD 2B34 Fibre: Constructed Design 1 ▲
MAAD 2B38 Fibre: Dyeing
MAAD 3B20 Fibre: Concept Development
MAAD 4B07 Fibre: Design 3 ▲
MAAD 3B34 Fibre: Constructed Design 2 ▲
MAAD 3B39 Fibre: Implementing the History of the 19th & 20th Century (SEM) ▲
MAAD 3B43 Fibre: Surface Design 2 ▲
GDES 3B51 Fibre: Wearable Forms 1
GDES 3B80 Fibre: Wearable Forms 2 ▲
GDES 3B16 Wearable Technology 1



Ceramics

MAAD 2B15 Intro to Ceramics
MAAD 2B24 Ceramics: Mouldmaking
MAAD 2B30 Ceramics: Intro to Throwing
MAAD 3B40 Ceramics Throwing Workshop ▲
GDES 3B36 Domestic Ceramics: Exploring the Useful Object
GDES 3B20 Design with Technology 1 ▲
GDES 3B78 Design with Technology 2 ▲
GDES 3B45 Architectural Ceramics
GDES 3B46 Explorations in Architectural Glass
GDES 3B49 Image and Clay: Exploring the Ceramic Surface



Choose one:

0.5
VISD 2B22 History of Material Arts: Ancient Egypt to Modern Europe
VISD 3B41 Cross Cultural Issues in Craft
Total 3.0


Possible Pathways

Craft Curator-Criticism & Curatorial Practice, Material Art & Design (craft history focus)

An interest in craft history, cultural issues and a basic understanding of technique over a broad range of craft practices would be the motive forces for this Material Art & Design postgraduate certificate. Craft theory and critical writing as it relates to contemporary craft practice could be integrated into their developing curatorial training. An understanding of tradition materials, methods and cultural context would enhance any course of study.

MAAD 1B01 Material Art & Design Studio: Fibre or MAAD 2B01 Intro to Fibre
MAAD 2B26 Fibre: Explorations
MAAD 1B02 Material Art & Design Studio: Jewellery or MAAD 2B14 Intro to Jewellery/Metalsmithing: Fabrication
MAAD 3B15 Jewellery: Concept Development or MAAD 3B20 Fibre: Concept Development
MAAD 3B38 Jewellery: Implementing the History of the 19th & 20th Century (SEM) ▲ or MAAD 3B39 Fibre: Implementing the History of the 19th & 20th Century (SEM)
VISD 3B41 Cross Cultural Issues in Craft

Total 3.0

Craft Entrepreneur-Industrial Design, Material Art & Design (Jewellery focus)

Taking a jewellery design from inception to market through small batch production would be the intent of this Material Art & Design postgraduate certificate. Design techniques such as 3D modelling and rapid prototyping would lead to industry accepted production processes, such as mould making and lost wax casting. The exploration of alternative materials and integration of contemporary assistive and communication technologies would place the craft entrepreneur at the leading edge of jewellery design.

MAAD 1B02 Material Art & Design Studio: Jewellery or MAAD 2B14 Intro to Jewellery/Metalsmithing: Fabrication
MAAD 2B29 Jewellery/Metalsmithing: Fabrication 2 ▲
MAAD 2B08 Jewellery/Metalsmithing: Casting
GDES 3B50 Jewellery Design 2: Alternative Materials ▲
GDES 3B16 Wearable Technology 1
VISD 2B22 History of Material Arts: Ancient Egypt to Modern Europe

Total 3.0

Public Artist-Sculpture/Installation, Material Art & Design (ceramic focus)

Understanding the material properties of clay and time-tested processes involved in ceramic creation would enable a Sculpture/Installation student the ability to manifest sculptural concepts in a material with both historical significance and contemporary cachet. The application of figurative modelling skills would prepare this student for commission-based work and architecturally-focused courses would provide them an entrance to public art projects. The addition of this material and process vocabulary would also augment approaches to installation based work.

MAAD 2B15 Intro to Ceramics
MAAD 2B24 Ceramics: Mould Making
GDES 3B49 Image and Clay: Exploring the Ceramic Surface
GDES 3B46 Explorations in Architectural Glass
GDES 3B45 Architectural Ceramics
VISD 2B22 History of Material Arts: Ancient Egypt to Modern Europe

Total 3.0

Guerrilla Couture-Integrated Media, Material Art & Design (fibre focus)

Whether in the sculptural, performative or fashion arenas, the Integrated Media student is equipped to combine textile techniques with technology. Exposure to responsive materials, fibre processes and technologies, such as the Arduino “Lilypad” wearable microprocessor would enable the development of “smart garments”. The joining of sculptural costume and performance could result in new approaches to narrative expression.

MAAD 1B01 Material Art & Design Studio: Fibre or MAAD 2B01 Intro To Fibre
MAAD 2B26 Fibre: Explorations
MAAD 3B39 Fibre: Implementing the History of the 19th & 20th Century (SEM)
GDES 3B51 Fibre: Wearable Forms 1
GDES 3B16 Wearable Technology 1
VISD 3B41 Cross Cultural Issues in Craft

 

 

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