The unit explores key debates in art history and visual culture that have been central to a range of post-1960s art practices. Distinctions between Modern, Postmodern and Contemporary art will be addressed through numerous theoretical frameworks such as feminism, post-colonialism, phenomenology, new technology, globalisation, capitalism and digital culture.
- Pop Art
- Site-specific art
- Conceptual Art
- Activist art
- Digital culture
- Global culture
- Post-critical theory
- Visual and theoretical analysis
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 key discourses relevant to art and visual culture||Intellectual rigour||Cultural competence|
|2||articulate the relation between a range of practices and theories relevant to post-1960s art||Intellectual rigour|
|3||demonstrate visual analysis skills||Cultural competence|
|4||demonstrate critical writing skills||Cultural competence|
|5||produce original and historically accurate research that draws from academic sources||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|6||summarise the similarities and differences between modern and postmodern art||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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