VAM4070 - Australian Postmodernism
12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader: Leigh Astbury
Clayton Second semester 2008 (Day)
The unit will move from the American context of The Field exhibition of 1968 to the 'pluralisms' of the 1970s: minimalism, performance art and feminism. The focus on the 1980s and 1990s will address some of the following: appropriation, nomadology, neo-expressionism, recent developments in abstraction, installation, gay art, angry women, theoretical issues and current architecture.
First seminar paper (2500 words): 25%
2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week