- Code ARTH2098
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Art History
- Areas of interest Art History
- Academic career UGRD
- Prof Helen Ennis
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
Summer Session 2016
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The course in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Art has three main aims:
* Provide students with basic geographical and historical frameworks for the study of indigenous visual arts in Australia and the Torres Strait Islands.
* Familiarise students with concepts that indigenous peoples have expressed as fundamental to their understandings of relationships between art and life, both historically and in a contemporary context.
* Assist students in developing ideas about how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual arts contribute to cross-cultural critical theory.
This course is delivered in intensive mode.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Identify historical and geographical origins of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island art
- Conduct a culturally relevant appreciation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island visual arts
- Develop cross-cultural awareness in the processes of interpretation of visual arts
- Research and access information on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island art
- Speak and write with cultural sensitivity and confidence on Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art
Indicative AssessmentOral presentation and paper, 10 minute presentation and 1000 word paper (25%) [Learning Outcomes 1-5]
Research essay, 2000 words (45%) [Learning Outcomes 1-5]
Review, 1000 words (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1-5]
Tutorial participation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 5]
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WorkloadFive 7-hour days attendance at intensive classes (35 hours), a further 25 hours of directed preparatory reading and preparation, and 70 hours of independent private study/research. Total 130 hours.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Wally Caruana, Aboriginal Art, Thames and Hudson, 2003
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|1758||11 Jan 2016||18 Jan 2016||12 Feb 2016||25 Mar 2016||In Person||N/A|