SUMMER AT THE NGV: ART NOW

VPA3NG1

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject develops an understanding of the contemporary arts directlyfrom the suite of summer exhibitions at the National Gallery of Victoria. Students will be exposed to a major international exhibition featuring two of the most significant artists of the twentieth and twenty first centuries Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei. Students will be taught at the NGV by NGV curatorial and educational staff, exhibiting artists and La Trobe Academics.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorVincent Alessi

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

Bendigo, 2016, Summer 3, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size17

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

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVincent Alessi

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, 2016, Summer 3, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size33

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

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVincent Alessi

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, 2016, Summer 3, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size1

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

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVincent Alessi

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