units

VAM5021

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Organisational UnitDepartment of Fine Art
OfferedNot offered in 2015
Coordinator(s)Dr 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 (3000 words): 25%
Seminar paper (3000 words): 35%
Research essay (4000 words): 40%

Workload requirements

Workload is 2.5 hours per week

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