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SCU2021: Material Transformations: Glass And Sculptural Forming

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Material Transformations: Glass And Sculptural Forming

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This unit introduces you to contemporary thinking about working with materials, the unique properties of specific material, like glass, and the potential for material transformation in creative practices. The unit will focus on the development of processes specific to the cast object, including a consideration of the readymade or found object. Drawing on design and fine art histories and methodologies you will explore a range of processes using glass and other materials used in contemporary sculpture. You are encouraged to investigate traditional as well as contemporary materials.


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.