Digital Arts (ARIN2630)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

Further unit of study information

Classes

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment

1x2000wd Essay (40%), 1x1500wd Art Review (30%), 1x1000wd Art Blog (20%), Tutorial participation (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

18 junior credit points from (Anthropology, Art History, Computer Science, Design Computing, English, Gender and Culture Studies, History, Information Systems, Information Technology, Linguistics, Media and Communication, Philosophy, Psychology or Sociology)

Prohibitions

ARIN2300

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.