SUMMER AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF VICTORIA 1

ARH2NG1

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Summer at the NGV is a gallery-based subject that explores and develops an understanding of contemporary and modern art and design directly from the summer exhibitions held at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV). While the subject content is embedded within the exhibitions, you will explore key conceptual ideas from various positions and learn about art and social history, visual art practice, philosophy and contemporary social issues, such as race, gender and the environment. In 2021 the main exhibition to be explored will be the NGV's second Triennial, an exhibition bringing together over 100 national and international contemporary artists and designers. The subject is delivered onsite at the NGV (International) and will be taught by NGV curatorial and educational staff and La Trobe University academics from multiple disciplines. THE SUBJECT WILL BE DELIVERED ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: WEEK 1: 3-5 FEBRUARY 2021 / WEEK 2: 10-12 FEBRUARY 2021. (Please note that these dates may alter slightly)

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorVincent Alessi

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesProduce written assignments that are underpinned by research, critical thinking and observation. Critically review and contextualise artworks either as individual objects or within a grouped narrative in an exhibition context. Contribute to group discussions to explore complex conceptual ideas that inform the artist's practice and the curatorial rationale of the exhibition.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyEnrolment accepted until quota reached

Quota-conditions or rulesFirst enrolled - maximum number of students is 60. This can be from any campus.

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Develop, research and evaluate ideas and concepts through critical and reflective thinking and writing.
02. Demonstrate the ability to analyse and contextualise either individual or collaborative artworks and objects.
03. Place art works and artists within broad historical, contemporary, theoretical and critical context.
04. Write with clarity to describe creative works and complex ideas which inform both contemporary and art historical practices.
05. Reflect critically on the relationship between the practice of various artists and the society in which their work is made.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, LTU Term 1, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size10

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVincent Alessi

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 6 - 7
One 6.00 d block mode other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 7 and delivered via blended.
Classes will be delivered at the National Gallery of Victoria (St Kilda Road) over two weeks. Week 1: Wednesday 3 February - Friday 10 February 2021. Week 2: 10 February - Friday 12 February 2021. All days will run from 10am - 4pm. There will be a public lecture scheduled on one evening which is compulsory. This date will be advised on LMS and Student Learning Guide.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2000 word essay Written assessment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

1,000 word review Review of exhibition

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Class presentation (1000 word equivalent) Presentation assessment

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, LTU Term 1, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size50

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVincent Alessi

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 6 - 7
One 6.00 d block mode other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 7 and delivered via blended.
Classes will be delivered at the National Gallery of Victoria (St Kilda Road) over two weeks. Week 1: Wednesday 3 February - Friday 10 February 2021. Week 2: 10 February - Friday 12 February 2021. All days will run from 10am - 4pm. There will be a public lecture scheduled on one evening which is compulsory. This date will be advised on LMS and Student Learning Guide.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2000 word essay Written assessment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

1,000 word review Review of exhibition

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Class presentation (1000 word equivalent) Presentation assessment

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5