Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 4 |
Total Time Commitment: 120
|Prerequisites:||Admission to an honours or postgraduate diploma in art history or cinema studies, Master of Art Curatorship, Master of Cinema Management, Master of Arts and Cultural Management (Moving Image), or Indigenous studies.|
|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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CoordinatorDr Susan Lowish
This subject enables students to examine the emerging fields of Indigenous photography, new media, film (including television) from a number of different perspectives. Aesthetic responses to the conventions of different forms of screen culture and photography will be considered in relation to an engagement with current theoretical frameworks drawn from existing critical theory. This aspect of the course is specifically designed to generate new critical responses to the material studied. A more practical perspective will focus on the realities of photography, filmmaking and television production, which are explored through an examination of funding, access and policy issues. How are Indigenous film, television and new media fostered? What techniques and devices are employed in their promotion and distribution? How do the changing ideologies of arts industries reflect notions of indigeneity? Finally, the historical perspective will provide an understanding of the new ways in which Indigenous artists are responding to the vast amounts of photography and film existing in museums and archives.
Students who complete this subject will:
|Assessment:||A 1000 word paper, based on in-class presentation 20% (due during the semester), and a 4000 word research essay 80% (due during the examination period). Students are required to attend a minimum of 75% of classes in order to qualify to have their written work assessed. All required written work must be submitted in order to pass the subject.|
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A subject reader will be available.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject will:
Master of Art Curatorship (Coursework and Minor Thesis) |
Master of Arts and Cultural Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts and Cultural Management
Art History |
Screen and Cultural Studies
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