Postgraduate Units of Study
MUSM7030 - Exhibition Development
Semester 1a, 2013 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Shirley Daborn
Understanding display practices in museums is central to the functions of these cultural institutions. This unit of study examines the way in which exhibitions may function by exploring current issues and debates associated with the practice of exhibiting. We will consider how different spaces inform the interpretation of the cultural material and information displayed. In particular, we will examine the issue of representation as it relates to the museum context. This unit of study will provide students with an overview of the intellectual discourses and practical knowledge used to analyse, conceptualise, propose and develop exhibitions.
1x1000wd exhibition review (20%), 1x2000wd essay (45%), 1x1500wd exhibition proposal (35%)
Intensive mode in April and Aug 2013.
Seminar for MUSM7030
|Session||Semester 1a 2013|
|Location||Carslaw Tutorial Room 360 F07|
|This class runs fortnightly from Week 2 to Week 7|
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