CART501 – Contemporary Art Craft 1 - Mahi Toi Tuatahi

Module code
Module title
Contemporary Art Craft 1 - Mahi Toi Tuatahi
To develop students’ skills, procedures and techniques, used to generate and develop ideas in contemporary art relating to painting, sculpture, illustration, photography and film. Students will develop skills to effectively participate in the completion of individual and multidisciplinary team projects.
  • BM1902
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Develop a process for reflectively addressing visual situations
2. Develop a range of creative responses to specified contexts
3. Develop skills and procedures in the making of visual artworks
4. Identify and use domain-specific codes and conventions
5. Source, analyse, select and integrate content in ways appropriate to the project
6. Participate in independent work as part of multidisciplinary team projects
7. Observe aspects of Matauranga Maori in Art
? Domain history
? Context, convention and precedent
? Domain-specific skills and procedures
? Communication skills
? Knowledge in working in groups
? Creative methods
? Matauranga Maori in relation to artistic domains
Assessment Criteria
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. Students need to provide sufficient evidence against all learning outcomes and gain an overall mark of at least 50% in order to pass this module.
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Project, inquiry and studio based learning. Other methods will involve online activities, Portfolio, tutorials, lectures, workshops, group activities, guest speakers, field trips, critiques, collaborative projects, as appropriate