Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Southbank - Taught on campus.
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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 Overview, Objectives, 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 the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Elizabeth Presa
Faculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Ground Floor, Elisabeth Murdoch Building (Bldg 860)
234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 3006
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject offers a full history of the electronic arts - its precursors and new developments and movements across all art forms during the 20th and 21 centuries. Exploring the inter-relationships between ideas, aesthetics and technologies we will consider a range of projects in sound design, video art, electronic music, experimental film, multimedia theatre and performance/installation art. The seminar will examine the unique fusion of theory, practice and technical knowledges through workshops, seminars, and lectures. Particular attention will be given to electronic arts where materials and equipment are sourced and recycled from waste.
This subject provides fluency in the applications, languages and history of electronic arts. Focusing on the centrality of experimentation, students will confidently employ basic technical skills in their use of analogue and digital forms. Students will acquire a strong capacity to exercise flexibility, imagination and invention within all forms of electronic arts.
5000 words or equivalent written and practical project, developed in conjunction with supervisor with feedback throughout the semester (100%).
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completing this subject students will have:
Master of Transnational Arts |
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