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VSA3022 Contemporary Art Theory 2

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Arts and Communication


Pre-requisite: VSA1000 and VSA1003 and VSA2000 and VSA2001

Other requisites

It is recommended and advised that students complete VSA3021 Contemporary Art Theory 1 prior to this study.


The theoretical context for understanding contemporary art developed in VSA3021, is extended and further developed in this course. The aim of this course is to broaden and deepen the students' grasp of the contested field of contemporary art theory and assist the student in identifying key points of contact between their individual art practice, art practice in general, and the broader art institutional and cultural context. This context includes gender and identity politics, anthropology in art, indigenous art, cultural criticism and the politics of representation.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2015 External
Semester 2, 2015 On-campus Toowoomba