Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Southbank - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 6 hours per week (or equivalent) |
Total Time Commitment: 14 hours per week
|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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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ContactStudent and Academic Services, Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts, 234 St Kilda Road, Southbank Vic 3006 Tel: 9685 9419
|Subject Overview:||Performance Techniques A (Lighting Design) addresses knowledge and techniques specific to the discipline. In this subject students will be exposed to a variety of performing art forms through videotape, live performance and photographic images. By the end of this subject students should have further developed their aesthetic sensibility through the interpretation and creation of images developed through an examination of a variety of performance art forms. They should be able to analyse the lighting needs of a particular performance and have an understanding of the specific demands and aesthetic of a variety of performing art forms. Within a series of classes with postgraduate students from other performance disciplines, students should also develop an ability to identify, evaluate and participate in the working processes relevant to effective collaboration between directors, choreographers, animateurs and set and lighting designers |
The subject is also designed to allow the student to explore, develop and extend the use and understanding of computer lighting design tools available and their application in various event styles and formats. It explores the use of 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional design tools and the use of computers in documentation and lighting control.
On completion of this subject students shold be able to
|Assessment:||Written/practical assignments equivalent to 8,000 word essay (80%); participation (20%). Assignments will be due at regular intervals during the semester|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://www.vca.unimelb.edu.au/|
Postgraduate Diploma in Production |
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