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SCU1021: Material Transformations: Ceramics

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Material Transformations: Ceramics

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This unit will engage with the practice of working with clay based processes and will look at current exhibitions of contemporary artists that employ ceramics in their practices. You will explore the potential of clay in forming objects, replicating multiples, as well different firing and finishing techniques. This unit will also address the environmental considerations of working with clay. The unit will focus on the development of sculptural and object based technologies specific to the formed object. You will be encouraged to explore various traditional as well as contemporary processes.


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


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