6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- Second semester 2019 (On-campus)
12 credit points at second year level in Art History and Theory, or Theory of Art and Design, or Visual Culture, or permission from Unit Coordinator.
, TAD2137, TAD3137
This unit was formerly coded TAD3137
The overall objective of this unit is to gain an understanding of the history of the moving image as it sits in a contemporary art context. The course will cover a range of moving image works, from feature-length films produced with a cinema audience in mind to short films and artist-made films made for art audiences, gallery installations and non-cinematic modes of projection.
Upon successful completion of this subject students should:
- Understand the dynamic role played by the moving image in modern and contemporary art;
- Be familiar with key issues in the history of international and Australian art in the modern and contemporary period, as they relate to the moving image;
- Be able to identify the cultural and historical circumstances in which these artworks have been produced;
- Identify and understand the developments specific to the constant innovation of moving image practices during this period;
- Have developed their ability to think creatively and express their ideas clearly in written communication.
100% in-semester assessment
12 hours per week including 3 contact hours plus 9 hours of independent study, or equivalent.
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