Explores the consequences of postmodernity for contemporary visual culture through investigations into representation, subjectivity and the nature of critique. Examines a number of emerging practices and new alliances in the production of visual culture.
- Specific writing: The visual arts industry
- Postmodernity: Consequences of avant-gardism
- Post-structuralism: Critiques of language
- Critical practices: Critiques of subjectivity and identity
- Post-object artists, theorists and audiences
- Spatiality: Emerging practices, new alliances
- New media technologies and information literacy skills
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||articulate the conditions and contradictions of contemporary visual discourses||Intellectual rigour||Cultural competence|
|2||relate post-structural theories to contemporary visual practices||Intellectual rigour|
|3||recognise theoretical strategies relevant to contemporary visual practices||Intellectual rigour|
|4||demonstrate fluency with relevant visual languages and issues||Cultural competence|
|5||demonstrate capable information literacy skills relevant to visual culture||Cultural competence|
|6||demonstrate effective teamwork skills||Communication and social skills|
|7||demonstrate capable critical writing skills relevant to the visual arts industry||Communication and social skills|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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