Courses & Units

Ideas of Subject and Object FFA257

Introduction

The terms 'subject' and 'object' are central to understanding contemporary art and performance. 'Subject' and the related term 'subjectivity' lead into an exploration of the self and the structures that construct the self; identity and how identity can be represented; autobiography, authority and authenticity. 'Object' raises questions about the nature of the art object, the role of materiality and tactility, and the possible agency of objects. In this unit, you explore these themes as they inform a range of contemporary art practices and consider their applicability to your own creative work.

Summary

Unit name Ideas of Subject and Object
Unit code FFA257
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Arts
Coordinator

Dr Karen Hall

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 100301

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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Total 39 hours lectures, seminars and discussions over 13 weeks

Assessment

Podcast (1000-word equivalent: 30%); Written exercise (1500 words: 30%); Essay (2500 words: 40%)

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Textbooks

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