UG Coursework Unit
Level of learning
Using the work of contemporary artists this unit will map the shifts and changes within key areas of Australian artistic and critical discourse, highlighting such issues as identity, appropriation and post-colonialism. Students will be encouraged to reflect upon Australian visual practices.
- Academic essay writing
- Reading Indigenous culture
- Formulating identity: the spaces of appropriation
- Consequences of institutional policies
- Centre/periphery debates within Australian contexts
- Hybrid practices: performance, installation, post-object and new media practices
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||articulate the historiographic conditions of Australian art|
|2||examine aspects of post colonial theory in an Australian context|
|3||analyse issues of appropriation in an Australian context|
|4||demonstrate an understanding of various readings of Indigenous practices|
|5||demonstrate a high level of information literacy skills relevant to visual culture|
|6||demonstrate competent academic essay writing.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
articulate the historiographic conditions of Australian art
examine aspects of post colonial theory in an Australian context
analyse issues of appropriation in an Australian context
demonstrate an understanding of various readings of Indigenous practices
demonstrate a high level of information literacy skills relevant to visual culture
demonstrate competent academic essay writing.
- No prescribed texts.