SUMMER AT NGV 1: DAVID HOCKNEY

HUS2NG1

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Summer at the NGV is a gallery-based subject that explores and develops an understanding of contemporary art directly from the summer exhibitions held at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV). Students will investigate and study from the NGV#s major summer international exhibition NGV Triennial, which surveys the world's best art and design, across cultures, scales, geographies and perspectives.While the subject content is embedded within the exhibition, students will explore key conceptual ideas from various positions including art and social history, visual art practice, philosophy and theory and technology studies. The subject will be delivered at the NGV (International) and will be taught by NGV curatorial and educational staff and La Trobe University academics from multiple disciplines.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorVincent Alessi

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - 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. Develop, research and evaluate ideas and concepts through critical and reflective thinking and writing.

Activities:
Develop, research and evaluate ideas and concepts through critical and reflective thinking and writing.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)

02. Develop, research and evaluate ideas and concepts through critical and reflective thinking and writing.

Activities:
Produce 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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)

03. Produce 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.

Activities:
Produce 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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Develop the ability to write with clarity to describe creative works. and complex ideas which inform both contemporary and art historical practices.

Activities:
Produce written assignments that are underpinned by research, critical thinking and observation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Reflect critically on the role of technology on contemporary art.

Activities:
Produce 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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Week 06-10, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size5

Enrolment information Quota based on security and logistical parameters set by the National Gallery of Victoria Enrolment and waiting list managed by Visual Arts and Design staff by way of email contact from students. Email address visualarts@latrobe.edu.au

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVincent Alessi

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 06 - 07
One 6.0 days block mode other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via blended.
"Classes will be delivered at the National Gallery of Victoria (International) over two weeks. Week 1: Wednesday 7 February - Friday 10 February. Week 2: Wednesday 14 February - Friday 17 February. All days will run from 10am - 4pm."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2000 word essay50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
1,000 word review of the exhibition25 01, 03, 04, 05
1,000 word review of an individual artists, artwork or theme within the exhibition25 03, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Week 06-10, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size10

Enrolment information Quota based on security and logistical parameters set by the National Gallery of Victoria Enrolment and waiting list managed by Visual Arts and Design staff by way of email contact from students. Email address visualarts@latrobe.edu.au

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVincent Alessi

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 06 - 07
One 6.0 days block mode other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via blended.
"Classes will be delivered at the National Gallery of Victoria (International) over two weeks. Week 1: Wednesday 7 February - Friday 10 February. Week 2: Wednesday 14 February - Friday 17 February. All days will run from 10am - 4pm."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2000 word essay50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
1,000 word review of the exhibition25 01, 03, 04, 05
1,000 word review of an individual artists, artwork or theme within the exhibition25 03, 05