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ISE1003 Contexts of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art and Representation

Short Description: Cntxt of ATSI Art&Rpresntation
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Coll for Indigenous Studies, Education & Research
School or Department : Coll for Indigenous Studies, Education & Research
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
ASCED code : 090311 - Indigenous Studies
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 28 October 2021

Other Requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.


This course will offer students a method by which they can become conversant with an historical and contemporary overview of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. Students are guided into the story as visual language in discussing Human Rights, activism for land rights, connection to Country, social dialogues, and cultural and community issues. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Copyright are clarified through Law and spiritual belief. Further to this, students will gain an understanding of ethical behaviour regarding Aboriginal material culture and knowledge. Students from the creative industries, community development and education will benefit from this course.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 28 October 2021