Visual Analysis

Course code AART2110Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

This course deals with the specific nature of the visual as a form of representation and communication. This course provides an investigation of the theoretical frameworks that can be applied in studies of visual art and art history.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary theories related to the perception and interpretation of visual images
2. Demonstrate skills in visual analysis
3. Demonstrate a critical awareness of sophistication of contemporary visualisation
ContentThe following themes will be developed:
- Connoisseurship and style
- Aesthericism
- Feminism, gender and the body
- Iconology and icongraphy
- Marxist and sociological perspectives
- Semiotic analysis
- The digital image
- Deconstruction
- Psychoanalysis and perception
- Visual culture vs art history
Replacing Course(s)AART3110
TransitionStudents who have completed AART3110 are not eligable to enrol
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeAART1100 and AART1110
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsEssay analysing visual image
Presentations - IndividualSeminar presentation
Contact HoursTutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentRequisite - Enrolment in this course is limited to students in the Bachelor of Fine Art and Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of Fine Art.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for AART2110