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VSA3002 Gallery Studies 3

Short Description: Gallery Studies 3
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 100300 - Visual Arts and Crafts
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: VSA2006 and VSA2007


In this course students will explore the role of the professional curator; this will include physical, ethical, conceptual and cultural issues that are inherent to the role. Students will undertake research that will develop an advanced understanding of various gallery and museum curatorial practices. Within this course students will be able to undertake an internship with a recognised gallery or museum space (in consultation with the course lecturer) that will give students practical industry experience. The aim of this course is for students to build on the research and knowledge gained in Gallery Studies 1 & 2 and to apply this in a practical setting through the internship. This internship can either be for 1 semester or may go for the entire year. The venues for the internships will be organised in consultation with the course lecturer.
Students will be encouraged to visit relevant Artist Run Initiatives (ARI), gallery and museum spaces and attend presentations by professionals as a way of understanding the various approaches to professional curatorial practices.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 Online