- Code DART8071
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Digital Art
- Areas of interest Digital Arts, IT in New Media, Digital Humanities
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Lucien Leon
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2016
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This course develops a contemporary analytical understanding of current trends and issues in new media art. Through lectures, screenings, directed reading and excursions it will examine the issues currently affecting the role of creative digital art works in the arts, the sciences and society at large. The course will allow students to reflect on their own creative practice, in the context of contemporary digital art, and develop their research skills through researching, analysing and evaluating creative works in contemporary context, and in relation to their own creative work. By participating in weekly seminars and undertaking assessment items throughout the Semester, students will develop critical skills in relation to their own work and the work of others.
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 key aspects of historical and contemporary new media art.
- Analyse creative media works and the context in which these are displayed in relation to their own media practice.
- Demonstrate critical analysis in a reasoned, referenced, and clearly structured analysis in both written and audio-visual forms.
Participation (10%) LOs 1 - 3
Seminar presentation, 15 min, including submission of slides/presentation notes (30%) LOs 1-3
Essay, 5000 words (60%) LOs 1 - 3
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One 3 hour seminar per week for 13 weeks. Students are expected to commit a further 7 hours of independent study each teaching week of the semester (total 130 hours).
Preliminary ReadingLister, Martin; Dovey, Jon; Giddings, Seth; Grant, Iain; Kelly, Kieran; New Media: A Critical Introduction, London and New York: Routledge, Second Edition, 2009
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7243||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||In Person||N/A|