Coptic Art & Iconography II (DL9410A)

coptic art iconography 2

Semester: 2, 2022 (25 Jul – 28 Oct)

Time: 6:30pm-9:30pm

Campus: Donvale

Mode: Blended

Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Credit: 18

Census: 16 Aug 2022

This is a practical unit with mandatory face to face participation, supplemented with online engagement, such as readings and pre-recorded short videos. Face to face classes will take place at SAC’s Donvale campus. Pre-requisite: Coptic Art & Iconography I.

Students who have completed DL1410A Coptic Art & Iconography I, will further develop their skills in this more advanced unit which will focus on a deeper study of the theological meaning behind the icon and developing advanced technique and design skills.

Learning outcomes
  • Articulate at an advanced level the nature and aims of icons in the Coptic tradition
  • Demonstrate the capacity to research a specific icon in a critically rigorous, sustained, and self-directed manner
  • Analyse the technical issues related to iconography
  • Demonstrate fundamental practical iconographical skills such as panel preparation, design, gilding, and colouring
  • Apply skills of critical theological expression through different iconographical depictions
Type Description Word count Weight (%)
Written assessment Essay 3,000 40
Presentation Writing an icon equiv 4,000 60

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