Available in 2013
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 1|
This course will provide all creative arts students with professional practice guidelines that accurately reflect the realities of the industry they are aiming to become part of. Delivered in a flexible mode to include, lectures, seminars, forums, and online content it will be underpinned by the Visual Arts and Craft Professional Practice Curriculum Unit, developed by the National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) in association with the Australian Council for University Art and Design Schools (ACUADS) and The National Council of Tertiary Music Schools (NACTMUS).
|Objectives||On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1) Develop strategies to negotiate the contemporary cultural, social and political environment of the Australian arts industries (Visual Arts, Music Drama)
2) Navigate, discuss and critically examine selected legal, managerial and financial issues relevant to the creative arts sector in Australia
3) Source information on legal, financial and management issues that arts practitioners deal with as part of their professional operations
4) Access information and resources from Australian support agencies for professional artists, musicians etc
5) Enlist professional skills to establish themselves in professional practice
6) Envisage, design and produce professional promotional material relevant to their field
7) Develop an understanding of professional arts practice internationally.
|Content||This course will build on and extend in a very focused way, the skills students gain through other aspects of their studies in the creative arts. The course will provide an environment in which students can focus on the issues they will face once they engage with Australia’s current business and cultural conditions outside of the art/music school environment.
The course will cover fields such as: Mapping the Art World, Business Practice, Tax, Marketing, Money Matters, Where to be Seen, practitioners Rights and Obligations, Occupational Health and Safety, New Technologies, Diversity, Community Cultural Development, The Public Domain.
|Modes of Delivery||Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
|Contact Hours||Seminar: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2013 Course Timetables for AART2120|