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Practising Contemporary Indigenous Art (CATE2025)

This unit of study examines the impact of the increasing cultural globalisation of Indigenous art practice within the contemporary art market. Whilst the focus is on contemporary Indigenous art practice as it is positioned within questions of national identity and politics and their effect on postcolonial agency, representation and self-determination, it will also provide a grounding in traditional Indigenous approaches to cultural art practices and protocols. This unit of study will have as part of its examination a commitment to dialogue and cultural exchange between Indigenous and non-Indigenous art practitioners.

Classes
1x2-hour seminar/week

Assessment
essay proposal and annotated bibliography (20%) and group discussion forum (10%) and major essay (60%) and online discussion forum (10%)

Details

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Contemporary Arts
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Census dates shows the latest date to cancel out of a unit*
Unit of Study coordinator: Janelle Evans
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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