Creative And Performing Arts in Space, Place & Time

Course code CAPA1001Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

This course introduces areas that are fundamental to the Creative and Performing Arts, including Theatre, Performance, Drama, Visual Arts and Sound in a variety of contemporary cultural contexts. The course introduces an overview to 20th and 21st century aesthetics and forms and some of their precedents, approaches to the use of space, place and time in performance-making and art, processes of collaboration and basic approaches to constructing events, performances, and artworks using sound, gesture, text and image.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
OurimbahSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesAt the successful completion of this course, students will demonstrate:

1. A basic critical appreciation of the relationship between words, texts, sounds, images, space and gesture.
2. The ability to identify the stages and benchmarks of the collaborative process.
3. An overview of 20th and 21st century developments in the arts.
4. The ability to create works involving words, texts, sounds, images, space and gesture.
5. Foundational written and oral communication skills
ContentIn this course students will investigate:

1. Exemplary aesthetic works that explore the intertextual relationship between words, texts, sounds, images, space, and gesture.
2. Analysis of the pre-eminent 20th and 21st century theories and philosophies for creating aesthetic performances/events/artworks.
3. Foundational experience in the collaborative processes of the creative and performing arts.
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNA
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Experience Based Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Other: (please specify)Group Collaborative Practical Project and Individual Analytical Critique
SeminarStudent presentation
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for CAPA1001