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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Module 1: The creative mix
    • Module 2: The practical experience
    • Module 3: Independent Project: exhibiting ideas or animating ideas
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Audio-Video streaming
      • Printable format materials

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. develop imaginative ideas and responses from varied sources through self and staff initiated research
  2. work independently and in groups to analyse and interrogate relationships between contemporary art and popular cultural practices and between the artist and the community
  3. document, analyse and represent new ideas in a variety of forms.
  • Assignment 1 - Portfolio 1 (35%)
  • Assignment 2 - Portfolio 2 (50%)
  • Assignment 3 - Presentation (15%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

  • EquipmentDetails - Digital Camera and/or Scanner
  • OtherDetails -

    Other special requirement — Art Materials

Engage and challenge practices of creativity, innovation and aesthetic experience in contemporary life. Students investigate contemporary forms of cultural practice in order to articulate and represent new critical ways of thinking.

You must supply your own art materials and have access to a scanner and digital camera for documenting your artwork for assessment.

Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

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