Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours: 12 x 2 hour seminar per week throughout semester. |
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Admission to the Master of Art Curatorship, or to the Advanced Graduate Certificate, Advanced Graduate Diploma or fourth-year honours in Art History.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Major in art history or a cognate discipline, or other background as deemed appropriate after individual student discussion with the Subject Coordinator.
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|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 Rebecca Coates
This subject will introduce students to the various practices of curating contemporary art. The professional context for curating contemporary art has evolved from curating exhibitions and conserving collections in art museums. Now, however, contemporary art curating is practiced both within and beyond art institutions and has undergone massive global expansion. The subject will develop the skills unique to curating contemporary art by analyzing these shifts, by explaining recent theories of contemporary art curatorship, by surveying innovations and developments that have taken place in recent contemporary art curatorship including in laboratory-format public programs, as well as by defining and exploring the dedicated professional networks of freelance and emerging contemporary art curators.
Students who complete this subject should:
2,500 word essay due mid-semester (50%) 1,250 word exhibition proposal due week 10 of semester (25%) 1,250 word public program and platform proposal due in the examination period (25%).
Students are required to attend a minimum of 80% of classes in order to pass this 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|
Upon completion of this subject students should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://culture-communication.unimelb.edu.au/|
100 Point Master of Art Curatorship |
150 Point Master of Art Curatorship
200 Point Master of Art Curatorship
Graduate Certificate in Arts (Advanced) - Art History
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced) - Art History
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