Drawing: The Medium of Translation (CAEL2040)


Drawing is re-emerging as an important field of artistic activity and research. In this unit of study, you will explore drawing as a primary research activity. Working with drawing as a research instrument and creative discipline will enable critical engagement with traditional practices and contemporary trends. You will participate in peer-evaluation and undertake theoretical research in addition to studio based activities and production.

Further unit of study information


1x3-hour studio class/week


major visual project (70%) and online discussion forum (10%) and short research task (20%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.