Courses & Units

Time Based Media 2A FSE214

Hobart

Introduction

Building upon the foundation of Time Based Media 1 the specific aspects of practice and process in Sound and Documentary will be explored in greater depth.

You will explore Sound as a medium and a material, through a series of in-class exercises and workshops in listening, experiencing and constructing physical sound environments.  You will collaborate in developing sound installations and through a brief develop and refine sound that enhances and accompanies moving images.

Traditionally documentary is the process of presenting facts objectively to report on a subject.  In this unit you will explore the concept and practice of 'expanded documentary' as it is incorporated within contemporary art. This expanded notion of documentary, sometimes referred to as 'post-documentary' seeks to challenge ideas of truth, objectivity and incorporates notions of fiction, performance and merges the documentary with other forms of filmmaking, animation and art practice.  Through researching and producing your own short documentary you will continue to develop your moving image production skills.  Collaboration and experimentation with process, technique and storytelling will be encouraged as you develop your work.

The emphasis in this unit is on exploring these aspects of temporal media and their associated processes and techniques, with a view to developing an innovative and inquiring practice. You will continue to develop your knowledge of the broader practices by other artists in Time Based Media, as well as some of the critical discourses related to the medium, and to refine your own critical skills through group critique.

Summary

Unit name Time Based Media 2A
Unit code FSE214
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Arts
Teaching staff

James Newitt and Bill Hart

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $2,207.00 100301

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

FSE111

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

FSE211 or FSE281 or FSE212 or FSE282

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3hr weekly studio sessions that comprise of technical workshops, studio lectures, group learning activities and individual studio time. There is an expectation of at least an additional 3hrs independent practical work in the studio weekly (13 weeks, including an Independent Study Week).

Assessment

Ongoing non-assessed hurdle and milestone tasks as described in the unit outline.

A folio consisting of responses to project briefs (80%).
Portfolio of documentation of experimentation/exploration, reflection and responses to exercises and group activities (maximum equivalent 15 pages) (20%).
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Textbooks

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