COMPARATIVE STUDIES IN VISUAL MEDIA E

VPA3CVE

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students may choose to follow a particular direction in the production of convergent media, including collaborative projects, community-based projects, the combination of two or more media to produce hybrid forms of their own devising. They should provide evidence of a sound grasp of the comparative process. Experimentation and progressive iterations are significant assessable outcomes. Assessments will be presented in group reviews and evaluated with regard to the extent that characteristics of the selected convergent media are exploited for aesthetic purpose. In lectures students will be provided with the critical background to consider the variety of art forms, other than 'high art' that may be derived from historical and contemporary cultural exchange. Reference will be made to contemporary practitioners and examples.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnthony Conway

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Subject rules

Prerequisites VPA2CVD

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Construct a individual approach to your own work and how it relates to contemporary theorical or traditional context.

Activities:
Presentation of exploration and other experiments in creating solutions in your work through back up work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

02. Demonstrate the ability to analyze and contextualize either individual or collaborative artworks

Activities:
Produce work for reviews and assessment dates through management of assigned work.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork (Teamwork)

03. Demonstrate the research undertaken with the materials you use within your discipline

Activities:
Produce an art or design journal demonstrating the research, exploration and experimentation within your chosen media
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

04. Demonstrate the ways that your visual expression synthesizes ideas and concepts developed in your practice in a folio of artwork

Activities:
Small peer groups to discuss reviews along with selected readings
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

05. Produce a coherent body of art or design work through practice as research

Activities:
Develop a range of studio skills used within contemporary art or design practice to produce a personal approach to self designed assignments.

06. Reflect critically on the contemporary art or design theorical positions and their relationship with the student's own work

Activities:
Use oral skills to present a critical review of your studio practice.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)

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