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Contemporary Fashion Major  

This major uses the material garment as a vehicle for exploration in relation to the body, contemporary fashion, textiles, found garment and contemporary art. Students will investigate a range of non-industrial construction techniques, creative material methodologies and contextual research approaches. The major also engages students in a range of contextual and historical investigations to do with the garment. This major prepares students for a range of creative design outcomes concerned with wearable items; such as textile processes, pattern making and garment construction, contemporary fashion presentation, reconstructed garment design and creative wearable art practice.

This unit set is available on Mt Lawley Campus.
This unit set is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.
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Students may commence Level Two units of their Major in the first and second semesters of enrolment.
Select 120 credit points (8 units) from the following. Units marked with an asterisk (*) are compulsory:
FAS1101 Materials and the Body 15
FAS1102 Inquiry for Garment 15
FAS2101 Reconstructing the Garment 15
FAS2102 Constructing the Pattern 15
FAS2103 Fabric Manipulation 15
FAS2104 Studio Project 1 (Application) 15
FAS3101 Contextualising the Garment 15
FAS3103 Professional Practice 15
FAS3204 Studio Project 3 (Performance) 15
FAS3205 Studio Project 2 (Construction) 15
Note: It is recommended that students intending to study the Contemporary Fashion Major complete the following Foundation Program electives:
VIS1303 Introduction to Drawing 15
VIS1301 Introduction to Visual Praxis 15

Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2010 VET: 31/03/2010