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Contemporary Faultlines: Ethics and Social Relevance FFX213

Introduction

This project based unit explores contemporary art as a means through which to navigate and respond to the range of ethical, moral, social, technological and environmental challenges facing the contemporary world. Contemporary art practice shapes social, political, transnational and moral space, and artists need to reflexively articulate their position as producers of these spaces. Art has become increasingly implicated in questions of ethics and as a vehicle and means through which to negotiate the complex questions and challenges that confront us in the contemporary world. 

Students develop a self-determined project responding to a selected theme for their final folio task. This project may engage drawing, painting, photomedia, sound, performance, installation and socially engaged art, and allows the potential for hybrid and collaborative projects.

Summary

Unit name Contemporary Faultlines: Ethics and Social Relevance
Unit code FFX213
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Arts
Teaching staff

Dr Troy Ruffels

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

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Requisites

Prerequisites

50 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty

Mutual Exclusions

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

FFX313

Teaching

Assessment

A folio consisting your project outcome, supported by a portfolio of documentation and writing including your pitch, experimentation/exploration, evaluation, reflection (maximum equivalent 15 pages) 100%.  Non-assessed hurdle and milestone tasks as described in the unit outline.

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