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ARTS7026 - Textiles: Process/Research

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Title:Textiles: Process/Research
Long Title:Textiles: Process/Research
Module Code:ARTS7026
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Visual Arts
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( September 2019 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: TRISH BRENNAN
Module Author: ALBERT WALSH
Module Description: This module explores textile methods and materials in 2D & 3D applications in art practices.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Explore 2D and 3D visual elements by means of the particular expressive qualities of textiles materials and methods.
LO2 Utilise visual source material imaginatively to direct textile experimentation.
LO3 Manipulate textile materials and methods creatively and experimentally in response to concepts.
LO4 Display technical skill in a range of textiles processes with several specialisms identified.
LO5 Evaluate, select, and present a portfolio of experimental studies reflecting awareness of current textile art practice.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

14476 ARTS6015 Textiles: Introduction
14477 ARTS7026 Textiles: Process/Research
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Textile Material Qualities
Natual fibres, synthetic fibres, paper, wire, cane, plastic.
Surface Exploration
The formal qualities of line, shape, colour, texture, pattern, explored as an expressive language through textile processes including: Dye technology; bound and wax resists; textile printing ; stitching; papermaking; felt-making.
Structural Exploration
Structural Exploration (form, structure, space) as an expressive language through textile processes including: fabric contruction, cast paper making, 3D felt making, heat forming with synthetics, weaving, basketry, off-loom construction, knitting, crochet, lace.
Health & Safety
Maintaining an organised and safe working environment.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Exhibition Evaluation Selection, Evaluation and Presentation 1,2,3,4,5 100.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Lab/Workshop/Studio 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Independent Study 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Lab/Workshop/Studio 2.5 Every Week 2.50
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Independent Study 4.5 Every Week 4.50
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.50
 

Module Resources

Supplementary Book Resources
  • Dunnewold, Jane 1996, Complex Cloth, Fiber Studio Press USA [ISBN: 1564771490]
  • Scott, Jac 2003, Textiles Perspectives in Mixed-Media Sculpture, Crowood Press USA [ISBN: 1861265786]
  • Wada,Yoshiko Iwamoto 2002, Memory on Cloth, Kodansha International New York [ISBN: 978-477002777]
  • Holmes, Cas 2015, Stitch Stories: Personal Places, Spaces and Traces in Textile Art, Batsford UK [ISBN: 978-184994274]
  • Wolff, Colette 1996, The art of manipulating fabric, Chilton Book Company Radnor, PA USA [ISBN: 978-080198496]
Supplementary Article/Paper Resources
  • Surface Design Journal
Other Resources
  • Website: www.textileartist.org
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_ATEXT_8 Certificate in Art Textile 1 Mandatory

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