Fusion: Jewellery and Ceramics (CAEL5039)
UNIT OF STUDY
In etymological terms fusion refers to the merging or melting of different materials into one. In this unit of study you are asked to consider this concept also in relationship to the construction of an object from multiple parts. In this sense the artist becomes alchemist - or scientist, or musician, mixing, constructing and blending to create a new object. Underpinned by processes of moulding notions of multiplicity, the original, the copy and the archetype come into question. The unit addresses the development of conceptual, formal and aesthetic approaches in making. The class will take place in both the ceramics and jewellery studios.
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1x3-hour studio class/week
technical samples (15%) and research assignments (25%) and self-directed project (60%)
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