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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The Photography and Video Elective provides students with relevant production skills and a conceptual and historical framework for the still and moving image within contemporary art practice. The course focuses on the extension of students' artistic vocabulary and understanding of contemporary image-based art in relation to their own area of research. Students will experiment with a range of techniques, equipment, presentational modes and conceptual approaches to the image through class exercises and independent research in response to assignment tasks.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAndrew Goodman

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesExperiment with a range of mediums and techniques and apply these to tasks and assignments to produce original work. Generate, research and explore ideas, concepts and processes in the field through integrated creative, critical and reflective thinking. Research, discuss and respond to a range of cultural, historical and theoretical material in relation to your own practice

Capstone subjectNo

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Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Enhance technical skills and knowledge of the medium and apply appropriately in creative arts disciplines and interdisciplinary practices.
02. Explore the potential of still and moving image media to create rhythm, mood, narrative and complexity within a conceptual framework.
03. Apply screen-based production skills and conceptual understanding to utilise moving image media within contemporary expanded and spatial practice.
04. Analyse and discuss concepts, materials and technologies relevant to the medium as used in creative arts disciplines and interdisciplinary practices of others.
05. Develop an understanding of the ideas, concepts and processes relevant to the medium by thinking creatively, critically and reflectively on its use in your practice.

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