Arts and Cultural Events
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Critically analyse and evaluate the role of festivals, open days, street fairs and other events in contemporary civic life.
- Effectively and ethically communicate the impacts of these events across a range of cultural perspectives.
- Design a bid for a fully-costed public event by incorporating media and communication concepts, and others’ perspectives and feedback.
- Critically reflect on your professional practices based on feedback that occurs during all stages of project design.
- Topics to be confirmed prior to subjects commencement.
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No additional requirements
In Tasmania, our vibrant arts and cultural calendar includes MOFO and Dark MOFO, Ten Days on the Island, and Beaker Street. In this subject, you will learn about the role of festivals, open days, street fairs and other events in contemporary civic life and how they contribute to the culture and economy of towns and cities around the world. From concept to producing a fully-costed proposal, you will develop a detailed understanding of the professional activities required to plan and execute an event, including budgeting, programming and promotion. This subject includes a non-compulsory field trip.
- Oral pitch for an event (25%)
- Fully costed event proposal (50%)
- Reflexive analysis (25%)
Current study term: 29 May 22 to 10 Jul 22
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