A short description of what you can expect.
You will receive an introduction to fine art. The focus will be on building your practice in a safe and ethical manner. Structured activities will increase your awareness of the digital possibilities within fine art. Practical skills enhancing workshops at the Institute of Creative Computing will introduce you to the principles of creative coding. You will look at key computational media ideas and terms within contemporary art and culture. There will be taught sessions on how to carry out academic research and different ways of working in the studio.
- Unit 1 - Introduction to Fine Art and Computation
- Unit 2 - Creative coding and the studio
- Unit 3 - Computational ideas into practice
- Unit 4 - Live practice London
The second year is about working in context. You will learn how to identify your own strengths and work with others in a variety of situations considering different audiences. You will be introduced to the artistic potential of immersive media and machine learning through a series workshops at the Creative Computing Institute. By the end of this year you will be able to situate your practice formally and critically in terms of context, audience, material and technical choices.
- Unit 5 - Working for a context
- Unit 6 - Immersive media
- Unit 7 - Machine learning
- Unit 8 - Audiences
Your final year is focused on articulation and presentation of your practice within a fast moving and ever-changing context. You will choose to undertake research either individually or collectively. You can do this in a variety of ways, such as a dissertation, live project or exploring a topic or technology related to your creative practice. You will work on a more focused body of work that you will exhibit in the college degree show.
- Unit 9 - Practice and articulation
- Unit 10 - Practice and presentation
Option Diploma between year 2 and 3
Between year 2 and 3 you can opt to undertake the Diploma in Professional Studies or the Diploma in Creative Computing. Whilst these Diplomas are an optional aspect of the course, they are designed as an integrated and assessed part of your journey through the course.