- Code ARTV2020
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Visual Arts
- Areas of interest Visual Arts
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
The aims of this course are twofold: to introduce students to a range of visual practices that address gender and to engage with a variety of approaches to understanding gender and visual culture. Central themes in current gender debates in the art world will be examined including: the sexual politics of looking; the body and performance art; art history and sexual difference; men in feminism; cross-dressing and gender ambiguity; decoration, ornament and the feminine. While debates within feminism will be central to this course, we will also address the way the study of gender intersects with other methodologies including; queer theory, psychoanalysis, post-colonialism and post-modernism.
1000 word written essay (25%), 2500 word essay (45%) 8 minute tutorial presentation (20%) and participation (10%).
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Three hours lectures and tutorial, seven hours independent study per week.
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