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Area/Catalogue
VSAR 2096

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
100955

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Creative

Course aim

To provide students with an understanding of the theoretical and practical frameworks of contemporary art practice.

Course content

Students will develop knowledge of exhibition spaces, and curatorial and contemporary art practices through site visits, talks with artists and industry, and studio projects that respond to curatorial provocations and/or the specifics of site. In the process students will engage with the local contemporary art community to learn how it operates, its challenges, and what drives and sustains it. The course will also introduce students to how to develop, present, write about and discuss their work.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
VSAR 1107 Critical Literacies for Contemporary Art
VSAR 1109 The Studio Journal

Students must complete the nominated online WHS module prior to commencing the course.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 4 hours x 10 sessions
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Seminar (online) 4 hours x 10 sessions

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Art work, Critical analysis, Research proposal

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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