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Contemporary Art: Histories and Theories - CACA5003

Year - 2018

This unit of study gives a broad overview of contemporary art and the theories that underpin it. Although international in approach the unit will strive to ground the ideas in Australia through Australian artists. The unit is structured around themes relevant to 21st century practice including: beauty; nature; history; body/relations; politics and space(s). Although not exhaustive these themes will be discussed in the way they help explicate the question: What is the Contemporary?

1x2-hour seminar/week

600-800-word essay (25%) and 2000-word essay (75%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Sydney College of the Arts
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Courses that offer this unit

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