Units of Study

ARIN2630 - Digital Arts

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Kathy Cleland

Description

Digital Arts explores the ways digital and new media technologies are being used to transform cultural production, distribution and reception in the visual and performing arts, film and popular culture. Students will learn about the changing aesthetic, cultural and technical dimensions of new digital technologies and will develop the critical and analytical tools with which to
discuss and evaluate digital art works and the ways that audiences interact with them.

Assessments

1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x1500wd art review (30%), 1x1000wd tutorial activity (15%), tutorial participation (15%)

Textbooks

ARIN2630 Course Reader
Paul, C. Digital Art. London: Thames & Hudson, 2003.
Recommended reading:
Bolter, J.D. & Grusin, R. A. Remediation: understanding new media. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1999

Classes

1x2hr lecture/week,
1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2

Prerequisites

18 junior credit points

Prohibitions

ARIN2300

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ARIN2630

Lecture

           

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