Stage 6


Artwork

Visual Design

This course is designed to enable students to gain an increasing accomplishment and independence in their representation of ideas in different fields of design and to understand and value how graphic, wearable, product, and interior/exterior design invite different interpretations and explanations. Students will develop knowledge, skills and understanding through the making of works in design that lead to and demonstrate conceptual and technical accomplishment.

Students will develop knowledge, skills and understanding that lead to increasingly accomplished critical and historical investigations of design. Stage six students will develop knowledge, skills and understanding of how they may represent their interpretations of the world in artmaking as an informed point of view.

Students will develop knowledge, skills and understanding of how they may represent an informed point of view about the visual arts in their critical and historical accounts. A focus on the key components and concepts that need to be known in the visual arts through:

• the content of practice, conceptual framework, frames

• making artworks in at least 2 forms

• use of a process diary

• broad investigation of ideas in art criticism and art history 

Photography

Photography, Video and Digital Imaging in Stage 6 is designed to enable students to gain an increasing accomplishment and independence in their representation of ideas in the fields of photography and/or video and/or digital imaging and to understand and value how these fields of practice invite different interpretations and explanations. Students will develop knowledge, skills and understanding, through the making of photographs, and/or videos and/or digital images, that lead to and demonstrate conceptual and technical accomplishment.

Students will develop knowledge, skills and understanding that lead to increasingly accomplished critical and historical investigations of photography and/or video and/or digital imaging.