WORKING WITH WORDS
Not currently offered
Credit points: 15
This subject explores the use of 'words' in a range of media arts practice, with examples from across the 20th century to the present, including early avant-garde uses of nonsensical words, language game-playing exercises, experiments in 'automatic writing' and 'cut-up' techniques. We will look at words both as signifying and in respect to how a range of media arts work with words visually, drawing attention to how we read the pervasive language-saturated landscape of advertising and consumer culture. Attention will be given to how painting, film, photography and remix culture work with words.
FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorRolando Caputo
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Prerequisites Only available as a first year compulsory subject for ABM/ABMS and is also offered as an elective for ABA major in screen + sound, ABA major in creative arts and ABCA.
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