SUMMER AT THE NGV: ART NOW

VPA3NG1

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject develops an understanding of the contemporary arts directly from the suite of summer exhibitions at the National Gallery of Victoria. Students will be exposed to the fashion world of Jean Paul Gaultier, the existential dysfunction of renowned Glasgow based artist David Shrigley, the photographic/cinematic works of US based Alex Prager, the psychological public works of Carsten Holler and Australian artists Robert jacks, Emily Floyd and Mambo. Through these diverse artists, themes and concepts of identity, gender, sexuality, popular culture, transgression and the absurd, humanism, existentialism, public/private will be explored. Students will be taught at the NGV by NGV curatorial and Education staff, exhibiting artists and Faculty academics. The 6 days of required attendance at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne are 2nd, 3rd and 4th February and 9th, 10th and 11th February. There are two optional days scheduled on 5th and 12th February for the purpose of visiting gallery exhibitions.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNeil Fettling

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate research undertaken within the visual arts discipline

Activities:
Produce written assigments that demonstrate the research, exploration and experimentation within selected exhibited artworks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

02. Demonstrate the ability to analise and contextualise either individual or collaborative artworks

Activities:
Produce work for reviews and assessment dates through management if assigned work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

03. Develop an awareness of how Social Networking can be deployed to enhance planning and communication

Activities:
Demonstrate a knowledge of on-line blogging through group discussions, indepentent inquiry
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

04. Develop the ability to write with clarity to describe creative works

Activities:
Demonstrate an understanding of review writing and Grant applications through seminar participation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

05. Reflect critically in contemporary art or design theorical positions

Activities:
Use oral skills to present a critical review of work on exhibitions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2015, Week 06-07, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size2

Enrolment information limited places available the the NGV waiting list managed by LAI

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNeil Fettling

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 06 - 07
One 6.0 days block mode other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via blended.
"The 6 days of required attendance at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne are 2nd, 3rd and 4th February and 9th, 10th and 11th February."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1500 word Essay35 01, 02
4 x 500 word review of artworks (2000 words)45 01, 04, 05
Blog (equivalent to 500 words)20 03

Bendigo, 2015, Week 06-07, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size20

Enrolment information limited places available the the NGV waiting list managed by LAI

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNeil Fettling

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 06 - 07
One 6.0 days block mode other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via blended.
"39 hours of teaching over 6 days at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1500 word Essay35 01, 02
4 x 500 word review of artworks (2000 words)45 01, 04, 05
Blog (equivalent to 500 words)20 03

Melbourne, 2015, Week 06-07, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size25

Enrolment information limited places available the the NGV waiting list managed by LAI

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNeil Fettling

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 06 - 07
One 6.0 days block mode other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via blended.
"39 hours of teaching over 6 days at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1500 word Essay35 01, 02
4 x 500 word review of artworks (2000 words)45 01, 04, 05
Blog (equivalent to 500 words)20 03

Mildura, 2015, Week 06-07, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size2

Enrolment information limited places available the the NGV waiting list managed by LAI

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNeil Fettling

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 06 - 07
One 6.0 days block mode other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via blended.
"39 hours of teaching over 6 days at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1500 word Essay35 01, 02
4 x 500 word review of artworks (2000 words)45 01, 04, 05
Blog (equivalent to 500 words)20 03

Shepparton, 2015, Week 06-07, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size2

Enrolment information limited places available the the NGV waiting list managed by LAI

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNeil Fettling

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 06 - 07
One 6.0 days block mode other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via blended.
"39 hours of teaching over 6 days at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1500 word Essay35 01, 02
4 x 500 word review of artworks (2000 words)45 01, 04, 05
Blog (equivalent to 500 words)20 03