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This seminar led subject will critically examine how documentation is currently used to archive collections, promote conservation, maintain artist intent and reveal context. Students will develop an interdisciplinary approach to the documentation of complex cultural material in the arts and culture sector. This includes performance works, time-based media, installation art, online collections and display solutions for museums.
Intended learning outcomes
In this subject students should be able to:
- apply an interdisciplinary understanding and approach to conserve the histories surrounding objects using new media;
- use a range of media tools to build production pathways for documenting, editing, displaying and archiving cultural forms and process;
- review ideas and programs generated by non-governmental organisations, community-based art centres and businesses promoting cultural heritage practice;
- develop documentation packages that are technically sound and consistent within the cultural heritage and conservation sectors;
- demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of the documentation principles, methodologies and best practice standards;
- apply critical and analytical skills and methods to the identification and resolution of how new technology is used to promote increased public engagement and participation; and
- operate production equipment including video cameras, audio recording equipment, mobile devices, screen technology.
Last updated: 31 January 2024