FFD 659 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Fiber Art and Creative Practices
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FFD 659
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
7.5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Third Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of the course is try to explore the infinite possibilities of fiber art and develop a methodical approach creating fiber art objects.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to try out different techniques in the field of textiles.
  • Will be able to have an insight in fiber art
  • Will be able to get to know fiber art’s main contributors.
  • Will be able to explore the infinite possibilities of fiber art.
  • Will be able to design his/her fiber art object by using new techniques.
Course Content This course is an experimental course based on fiber art and creative practices. It has been designed to offer experimental techniques and different materials in creating fiber art objects.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to the Course None
2 Fiber Art None
3 Tools and materials None
4 Techniques and Processes Fibers, fabrics, dyes, metals, etc. Anything related to the project.
5 Techniques and Processes Fibers, fabrics, dyes, metals, etc. Anything related to the project.
6 Experimental techniques Fibers, fabrics, dyes, metals, etc. Anything related to the project.
7 Experimental techniques Fibers, fabrics, dyes, metals, etc. Anything related to the project.
8 Individual project I Fibers, fabrics, dyes, metals, etc. Anything related to the project.
9 Individual project I Fibers, fabrics, dyes, metals, etc. Anything related to the project.
10 Individual project I Fibers, fabrics, dyes, metals, etc. Anything related to the project.
11 Creative practices/ Individual research project II Fibers, fabrics, dyes, metals, etc. Anything related to the project.
12 Creative practices/ Individual research project II Fibers, fabrics, dyes, metals, etc. Anything related to the project.
13 Creative practices/ Individual research project II Fibers, fabrics, dyes, metals, etc. Anything related to the project.
14 Creative practices Fibers, fabrics, dyes, metals, etc. Anything related to the project.
15 Creative practices Fibers, fabrics, dyes, metals, etc. Anything related to the project.
16 Final project Fibers, fabrics, dyes, metals, etc. Anything related to the project.

 

Course Notes/Textbooks None
Suggested Readings/Materials Schoeser, Mary (2003). World Textiles. London:Thames & Hudson.\nDunnewold, Jane (2010). Art Cloth. Interweave Publications.\nHale, Julie (ed.) (2011). 500 Felt Objects.New York: Sterling Publishing.\nSouthan, Mandy (2011).Shibori Designs & Techniques. Great Britain:Search Press\n

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
2
70
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
14
5
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
11
Project
2
48
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exam
    Total
225

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

to be able to develop scientific expertise and capabilities in the field of design studies by using creative and critical thinking as well as research skills; innovatively contributing to the discipline through new ideas, 

2

to be able to comprehend the interaction across various disciplines related to the field of design reaching at original conclusions via using new and complex analysis, synthesis and evaluation skills,

3

to be able to develop new strategic approaches to solve unforeseen complex issues in design practice through integrative and creative elaboration,

4

to be able to conduct independent research, analyze scientific phenomena through a broad, deep and critical perspective, arrive at new syntheses and evaluations in design discipline,

5

to be able to publish scientific articles in reputable refereed journals, present papers in scientific conferences in the field of design and its sub-disciplines,

6

to be able to develop effective communication skills to scientifically present and defend original ideas to an expert audience,

7

to be able to conduct affective team work in the field of design,

8

to be able to use the English language fluently for both comprehending scientific publications and developing proper communication with foreign colleagues,

9

to be able to contribute to the process of transforming into an " information society", by following the technological, social and cultural developments on both academic and professional grounds continuously,

10

to be able to develop skills of designing and producing unique models and products that will be certificated as registered design, trade mark and patents.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest