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VAM4021

Faculty of Art and Design

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art and Design
OfferedNot offered in 2010
Coordinator(s)Anne Marsh

Synopsis

The unit will consider the ways in which contemporary artists and theorists have attempted to reform the structure of the art institution. Alternative art practices and spaces in Australia. The development of arts policy in Australia after the formation of the Australia Council in 1968. How various alternative modes of art challenged the museum structure. Marxist and feminist initiatives which attempted to 'democratise' the art world. The concept of the 'global village'.

Assessment

Seminar paper (2500 words): 25%
Seminar paper (2500 words): 35%
Essay (3500 words): 40%

Contact hours

2.5 hours per week