Units of Study

ARHT2624 - Contemporary International Art

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Catriona Deirdre Moore

Description

This unit of study examines contemporary international art and craft. Focus is on art materials, technologies and processes, along with recurrent themes and issues raised in work from selected regions. The course is organised thematically, and its international frame is not centred on Europe and the U.S. The course is organised thematically, and its international frame is not centred on Europe and the U.S. An important component of the unit is the analysis of contemporary art writing and curatorial practice. Tutorials will include visits to significant exhibitions including the Biennale of Sydney. Students are encouraged to work with contemporary museum holdings.

Assessments

1x4000-4500wd total essay or curatorial proposal and tutorial paper (100%)

Textbooks

ARHT2624 Course Reader

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x2-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

ARHT1001 and ARHT1002

Prohibitions

ARHT2024

Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit to students enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.

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