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VIS1201 Ways of Seeing Art

Short Description: Ways of Seeing Art
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 2
ASCED code : 100301 - Fine Arts
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 2 March 2021

Requisites

Enrolment is not permitted in VIS1201 if VSA1004 has been previously completed.

Synopsis

This is a foundational course in the concepts of visual art. The course will introduce students to different ways in which art can be 'seen', exploring aesthetics, art history, cultural theory and their practical applications. Students will research, identify and investigate the cultural connections that are drawn between objects and their cultural, aesthetic and practical contexts. In doing so, students will establish methods of seeing or reading visual content within a broader cultural landscape, with an emphasis on the role of varied ideologies, perception and critique.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Date printed 2 March 2021