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Cross-Cultural Art: Asian, American and European (6 points)


Leader: Dr Annette Van den Bosch

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)

Synopsis: The focus is on new forms of art and critical practices in Europe, the Americas and the Asia-Pacific since 1980. Comparisons will be made between artists and aesthetic tendencies with particular emphasis on the cross-cultural practice of immigrants, intercultural practices of indigenous artists, and those who produces socially and politically engaged artworks. Relevant critical debates in postmodern and postcolonial theory on sexual, cultural and racial identity and their intersections, the cross-fertilisation of traditional and contemporary art practices, artists' exchanges, international exhibitions and institutions in a globalised art world.

Assessment: Visual test (1 hour): 40% + Essay (3000 word): 60%

Contact Hours: 2 hours (1 lecture and 1 tutorial) per week

Prerequisites: any first-year sequence in Visual Culture

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