Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:June, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Intensive subject taught in Alice Springs, Darwin and surrounding communities in the Northern Territory in June-July (26 June - 13 July 2012).
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 30 |
Total Time Commitment: 120
|Prerequisites:||Admission to an honours or postgraduate diploma in art history, or MA program in art history, art curatorship, arts and cultural management, or Indigenous studies.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||AHIS30005 Contemporary Aboriginal Art, or Australian Indigenous Studies subjects.|
|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.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Susan Lowish
This subject is taught in Alice Springs and Darwin with visits to artistically significant Aboriginal communities. Emphasising Indigenous ownership of cultural knowledge, students will consider the history and development of Aboriginal art in the Northern Territory and the specific social, economic, geographical and cultural effects it has generated. In a series of structured classes, students will be versed in protocols and introduced to traditional owners and community members. During visits to communities, students will witness the creation of artworks and be able to initiate projects based on primary research. They will learn about the key issues and elements governing the contemporary Aboriginal art scene, the relationship between art and culture, including the importance of art in the wider community. Funding, management models and resource availability will be explained in relation to the art centres visited. Students will also study the display and consumption of Indigenous art at institutional and tourist levels.
Students who complete this subject will:
|Assessment:||A written site project, equivalent to 1500 words 25% (due in late July), and an essay of 3500 words 75% (due in August). 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.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject will:
|Notes:||A quota applies to this subject. Students should consult the subject coordinator for application procedures and forms. Strict enrolment deadlines apply to subjects taught during the Winter Recess. The subject dates and HECS/course fee census dates for this subject change each year. Check your enrolment record for the correct census date for this subject.|
Master of Art Curatorship (Coursework and Minor Thesis) |
Art History |
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