Digital

Course code AART3420
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

Students will produce digital work with research and creative development in the digital Photomedia area. The student will, through independent research and critiques in digital media, foster self reflective work. Students will produce documentation of methods and techniques that will enable the production of high quality art work and vocational material. Students will gain an awareness of the ethical and philosophical concerns of Photomedia. Field work may be included in this course

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. To foster the development of creative digital image production;

2. To encourage independent research into Digital Photomedia concepts and techniques;

3. To present a portfolio of work in reference to the research undertaking;

4. To develop appropriate visual research practices and material;

5. To promote ethical and philosophical concerns within Photomedia;

6. To promote occupational health and safety issues associated with Photomedia.

Content

Topics may include:

  • Software structures and production parameters;
  • Investigation and experimentation of software;
  • Image manipulation and text combinations;
  • Peripherals, import, export methods and related hardware;
  • Portfolio production, process journal and research techniques;
  • Digital camera and image capture and methods and hardware;
  • Development of critical and analytical skills essential to Photomedia;
  • Media practice and ethics;
  • Research and critical appraisal of Digital Photomedia applications:
  • Health and safety.

Assumed Knowledge

AART1400 and AART1410 or equivalent such as DESN1300 and DESN2300

Assessment Items

Journal: Studio Journal

Project: Studio Output

Participation: Attendance

Contact Hours

Studio

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term