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JWL2311: Material Transformations: Jewellery And Object Forming

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Material Transformations: Jewellery And Object Forming

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This unit introduces you to the practice and research of contemporary jewellery and object-based work and is taught through fine art and design methodologies. The emphasis in this unit is on engaging studio processes that combine making with critical thinking to explore a range of innovative approaches to jewellery and object-based work as contemporary cultural production and research. The process of making jewellery and objects is taught through the acquisition of a variety of skills and techniques that incorporate working with metal, wood and plastic in addition to a broad range of other materials and processes.


1 - Mid-semester assessment - 40% 2 - Final Folio - 60%


12 hours per week including 4 contact hours plus 8 hours of independent study.