- Code ARTV6003
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art and Design
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Visual Arts
- Areas of interest Digital Arts, Visual Arts, Digital Humanities, Film, Creative Arts
Video Art is an elective course that introduces students to skills, techniques and processes in internet art. Conceptual and thematic issues are addressed, and occupational health and safety instruction is included. The course is studio-based and students primarily develop individual projects in consultation with their lecturer.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate creative control of techniques, technologies and equipment used in the discipline
- Demonstrate the creative analysis and exploration of materials and processes
- Show a critical awareness of historical and theoretical contexts relevant to the course
- Exploit the characteristics of materials and processes in an individual and conceptually developed way
- Demonstrate understanding of the importance of critical, analytical and self-reflective practice
- Apply concepts and techniques to the development of resolved works of art
- Identify and develop personal topics for individual research
- Demonstrate adherence to OH & S requirements and procedures
Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.
Portfolio of studio work (80%)
Studio Theory report/Journal/Studio Documentation equivalent to a 1000 word essay (20%)
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice; and b) 82 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Watkinson, John, The Art of Digital Video, Oxford: Focal Press, Third edition 2000.
Manovich, Lev, The Language of New Media, Cambridge, MA.: MIT Press, 2001.
Shaw, Jeffrey and Weibel, Peter. eds., Future Cinema: The Cinematic Imaginary after Film, Cambridge, MA.: MIT Press, 2003.
Wardrip, Noah and Montfort, Nick. eds., The New Media Reader, Cambridge MA.: MIT Press, 2003.
Packer, Randall and Jordan, Ken. eds., Multimedia from Wagner to Virtual Reality, New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2001.
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|Class start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|24 Jul 2017
|31 Jul 2017
|31 Aug 2017
|27 Oct 2017