Courses & Units

Art, Site, Performance FFA269

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Art, Site, Performance
Unit code FFA269
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Arts
Teaching staff

TBA

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

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 109999

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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

39 hours total lectures, seminars, site-work and consultation

Assessment

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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Textbooks

Required

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