Body and Image: Re-Appraising the Figure
Subject 760-236 (2009)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1-hour lecture, a 2-hour workshop and five hours studio access per week |
Total Time Commitment: 3 contact hours/week , 5 additional hours/week. Total of 8 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Usually 25 points of first year visual media.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Barb Bolt
|Subject Overview:||This subject investigates the dialogue between theories and philosophies of human subjectivity and changing representations of the human form in visual media. The subject has a strong conceptual, theoretical and historical basis that is investigated in the context of a studio and project based program. Theoretically informed project based work builds from a studio work component that focuses on the development of skills in the representation of the human form.|
|Assessment:||A visual/written research proposal equivalent to 500 words 25% (due mid semester), a contextual essay of 1000 words 25% (due during semester) and practical projects equivalent to 2500 words 50% (due at the end of semester). A hurdle requirement of a minimum 80% attendance.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Formerly available as 760-236 Visual Arts: Re-appraising the Figure. Students who have completed Visual Arts: Re-appraising the Figure are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
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