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  • Critical and Theoretical Studies 4FINA20032

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject deals with the most recent developments in art and culture in the twenty-first century. “The death of postmodernism,” declares the catalogue manifesto for the Tate Modern’s exhibition Altermodern, “is the starting point for…the present.” The course takes its orientation from this pro...

  • Related Studies Drawing & PrintmediaFINA10039

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Related Studies explores a range of practical approaches to drawing and printmaking, and analyses syntactical structures of image processing, including the broader issues of how images operate within specific contexts, both historical and contemporary. Students are also encouraged to investigate ...

  • Research MethodsFINA90002

    Offered:March, Semester 1Year:2019

    A weekly seminar that examines the relationship between research and practice in the creative arts. It introduces students to a range of research methods and addresses key philosophical issues and practical skills relevant to research undertaken in the creative arts. Seminar content will include ...

  • Critical and Theoretical Studies 3FINA20029

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject deals with the critical formulation of vanguard “high” modernism in the 1960s and its contestation by varieties of late modernist and postmodernist art and culture which develop throughout subsequent decades up to the millennium. The course is oriented by the proposition that the rea...

  • Critical and Theoretical Studies 1FINA10026

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the language and methods for critically describing works of art, using examples from the past and present.This subject includes an embedded program in academic literacy skills of analysis, discussion, essay writing, research and information retrieval.

  • Space in PerformanceFINA30023

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Space is one of the elements available to be manipulated by the designer in the development of a design for performance. Space can be expanded and compressed, altered and changed through the use of scenic elements and devices - the set. This subject examines how through the application of scenic ...

  • Design Realisation 3ATHTR30022

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Module 1 Design Students will develop a design concept for a large-scale theatrical production utilising research into the text. Students will apply skills learnt in Design Realisation 2B to produce a series of design artefacts (Model, plans, renderings) to illustrate their concept and will pres...

  • Writing from PerformanceTHTR70011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses the student on the task of writing from/after performance. Like all art, live performance is constituted in part by some elements and enigmas that are not easily expressed by means of language. The subject familiarises the student/artist with established conventions and tradi...

  • Professional Pathway Investigation BTHTR30031

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is an extension of the practical skills taught in Professional Pathways A The students will analyse their possibilities for progression through the industry. A variety of industry professionals will deliver presentations describing their own Professional pathway Each presentation wil...

  • Research Project ProdTHTR90004

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2019

    Through a course of independent research students will complete a thesis equivalent to 40,000 words.

  • Puppets as StorytellersTHTR20042

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019

    A puppet allows alternative modes of authorship not easily achieved with live actors. This subject will initially examine the history of puppetry as a story telling language including the methods of construction and operation of various styles of puppet. The outcome of allocated research topics w...

  • Research Project VisArFINA70015

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2019

    Through a course of independent research students will complete a thesis equivalent to 40,000 words.

  • Critical Issues in Contemporary Art AFINA60013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides students with an introduction to critical argumentation in the visual arts by addressing significant issues and topics in the field of contemporary art. In particular, the course examines the relation between the critical concepts of vanguard modernism and postmodernist “tra...

  • Studio Studies 3FINA20027

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Building on Studio Studies 2, students are expected to be more responsible for the direction of their work. Individual development is encouraged and the lecturer's role becomes increasingly one of facilitating independent art practice. At this level sustained exploration and experimentation with ...

  • Related Studies PaintingFINA10028

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    An intensive experimental program designed to foster artistic and conceptual strengths, informing and underpinning individual research in the first year studio program. Practical lines of enquiry will be examined through a series of set projects. While the emphasis will be on drawing, students wi...

  • Related Studies Sculpture & Spatial PracFINA10031

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The development of object and spatial generating abilities, drawing and observational skills, and the articulation of these in an expanded sculptural and spatial context. A series of 12 studio workshops where students will experiment with a range of observation, translation and generating methods...

  • Studio Studies 2FINA10034

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Building on the range of studio practice components introduced in Studio Studies 1, students will be expected to demonstrate a higher degree of conceptual aesthetic and practical ability in their work and begin to establish a more consistent self-directed studio practice. At this level there is a...

  • Art and the BotanicalFINA20044

    Offered:Summer Term, February, June, Winter TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    This practice-based drawing subject focuses on developing skills and techniques in botanical drawing, using drawing and watercolour media. Students will be introduced to specialist botanical drawing techniques, working from both live plants and botanical specimens from the University Cultural Col...

  • Related Studies PhotographyFINA10030

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This programme comprises two parts: Part A is a one hour lecture examining the phenomenon of the photograph as it relates to particular artists and art movements intrinsic to the history and contemporary understanding of the Photographic.Part B comprises a series of three hour project based class...

  • Introduction to Printmaking ProcessesFINA20033

    Offered:Summer Term, February, Semester 1, June, Winter Term, Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will introduce students to the unique possibilities inherent in printmaking processes, with a technical focus on monotype, relief and intaglio techniques. Alongside this workshop focus, students will be introduced to the key historical moments in the evolution of printmaking through ...