Courses & Units

Aboriginal Arts: From Rock Painting to Gallery HAB240

Hobart

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Introduction

Provides a comprehensive exploration of Aboriginal art forms, particularly painting. Students develop an understanding and appreciation of Aboriginal creative expression in traditional and contemporary Aboriginal cultures. Apparent changes in Aboriginal creative expression are examined, including those brought about by the influence of market forces. These are considered in the context of how any such changes have affected the meaning, purpose and significance of the artistic forms.

The unit also examines key issues relating to the production and marketing of Aboriginal art forms, including the issues of copyright, reproduction, and appropriation. Throughout the unit students will develop an understanding of regional variation and will learn to identify artwork from various regions.

Summary

Unit name Aboriginal Arts: From Rock Painting to Gallery
Unit code HAB240
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Dr M Rolls

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic 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: $1,561.00 090311

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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

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

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On campus: 3 x 1-hr lectures fortnightly, 1-hr tutorial weekly;

Off campus: all lectures recorded and accessed through MyLO; all material including lectures notes uploaded to MyLO; MyLO discussion board activities/ tutorials;

Assessment

2,250-word essay (40%), 750-word paper (20%),2-hr exam (40%).

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Textbooks

Required

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