Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject consists of a photographic journey exploring a regional Australian outback landscape using the medium of digital photography. The workshop is designed to develop the students' understanding and application of camera operation, visual thinking and to introduce them to individual visual problem solving related to the media investigated. . A local Aboriginal guide will accompany the field trips to assist in the transition into the cultural specifics of space and place. The participants will exhibit their work in a major Regional Art Gallery at the conclusion of the program.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorVincent Alessi

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Only available to international study abroad students

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate the foundations required to successfully manage assigned work in your specific visual arts discipline

Produce work for reviews and assessment dates through management of assigned work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

02. Develop a folio of artwork/design work using a range of studio techniques within your chosen discipline

Produce an art or design journal demonstrating the range of exploration and experimentation within your chosen media
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. Identify appropriate skills and apply to your discipline

Use the discipline skills to explore a specific medium to produce a folio of artworks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

04. Interpret, communicate about artworks, design, concepts, materials and technologies used in specific visual arts or design discipline

Use oral and written skills to present a proposal and critically review your studio practice
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Mildura, 2017, Week 25-29, Day


Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment size20

Enrolment information Subject only available to international students. Majority of students are admitted through international admissions via a North American agent, or with subject coordinator approval.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVincent Alessi

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 25 - 29
Five 24.0 days block mode per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via blended.
"60 hours of theoretical and practical photography lectures and workshops, 8 day field trip, delivered in block mode"


Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Folio, exhibition print and artist statement (equivalent to 2600 words)60 01, 03, 04
Visual Journal (hard copy and social media) (equivalent to 600 words)15 01, 02, 03, 04
Written folio proposal and critical image review (Equivalent to 1000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04