Available in 2013
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 1|
The emphasis in this study is on the examination and critical analysis of topical issues in contemporary visual arts, particularly from the last 10-15 years. It will expose students to a range of new global art practices and to the parameters of current and leading edge debates.
|Objectives||On successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an informed awareness of contemporary trends in various art mediums
2. Show an understanding of critical perspectives on visual arts based issues and an understanding of how they impact on their own practice
3. Demonstrate writing and research skills appropriate to the needs of a graduate visual artist
|Content||With emphasis determined by prevailing issues, topics may include but are not limited to:
- Relational and socially-engaged art
- Post-production, sampling and appropriation
- The hyperreal and the digital
- The mundane and the everyday
- The Indigenous frame
- More than Post Modern - Regional Modernisms
- Globalism and the artist as traveller
- The 'new sincerity'
- Art and technology - from bio- and eco-art to the post-human
- Interspecies art
- The 'new spiritual'
|Transition||Students who have completed AART3000 are not eligible to enrol|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2013 Course Timetables for AART3105|