Using the wild and tamed spaces of Tasmania for inspiration and investigation, this unit introduces recent histories and critical theories of site, environment and place, as expressed in the visual and performing arts as single or multidisciplinary practice. There will be a strong emphasis on concepts of community, public, place and collaboration. Themes through which these may be explored include: site-specificity; arts and environmentalism; performativity and place; art in public places; collaboration and community; tourism and art trails; working with sites; commemoration and memory places; sound spaces; and ephemerality.
|Unit name||Art, Site, Performance|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
39 hours total lectures, seminars, site-work and consultation
FFA269: Oral presentation with 500-word summary (20%); Journal exercises (2500 words 40%), Essay (2000 words 40%) FFA369: Oral presentation with 500-word summary (20%); Journal exercises (2500 words 40%), Essay (2500 words 40%)
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