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Warwickshire College Group

Fine Art & Contemporary Cultures

UCAS Code: W10A

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

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2years

Full-time | 2019

.A fine art course to enable you to identify, construct and build your creative thinking and practice through engagement with contemporary art practices. Throughout this 2 year programme, you will be able to experiment with various materials and techniques while developing individual projects and creative practices.Teaching approaches are wide, varied and responsive, they will include Individual & Group tutorials, workshops, lectures, seminars, live projects, collaborative and multidisciplinary approaches, staff and student projects, creating strong links between experimentation of materials and media and the developments of ideas.

Access to a wide range of workshops and supported making across media including 2D (drawing, painting, printmaking, photography) 3D and expanded making (sculpture, installation, performance) Digital and new technologies (film and video, digital media, sound)You will be supported by highly experienced staff, active as artists, and with access to excellent individual studio spaces, technical workshop and installation facilities. Expanded by an exciting range of visiting professionals and visits to regional and national exhibitions and events.

From Studio to Situation you will have opportunity to participate in live projects alongside professionals, staff/student research, exhibitions, publications, work placements, and access to international study visits, gaining beneficial employment skills and insight of different contexts."We have each benefitted from a great deal of individual tutorial attention, which together with the spaciousness of the studio and the excellent technical support has made for a learning environment that truly encourages risk-taking and experimentation." Kate Plackett - Student http://www.fineartwarks.com/

"There is a strong communal feeling to the course from both staff and students. It reminds me of many well-known German and central European socially orientated art schools. Preparing students for current trends in contemporary art, which are socially orientated in both the physical and digital world". Gavin Rogers External Examiner FdA Fine Art & Contemporary Cultures.

Modules

Year 1:
Method & making
Constructing Practice
Practice, Collaboration & Exposition
Art in Context

Year 2:
Disseminating Practices
Situations, Practices & Collaboration
Theory in Context
Artist & Industry

Assessment methods

The modules are integrated into a programme of assessment through submission of ongoing studio based practical research and accompanying contextual research and writing.

The Uni


Course location:

Royal Leamington Spa College

Department:

Visual and Performing Arts and Media

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