Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
This unit was formerly coded TAD2137
The overall objective of this unit is to gain an understanding of the history of the moving image as it sits in a contemporary art context. The course will cover a range of moving image works, from feature-length films produced with a cinema audience in mind to short films and artist-made films made for art audiences, gallery installations and non-cinematic modes of projection.
On successful completion of this subject, students should:
Assignment 1,500 words (40%)
Research essay 2,500 words (60%)
12 hours per week including 3 contact hours and 9 hours of independent study or equivalent.
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12 credit points at first year level in Art History and Theory, or Theory of Art and Design, or Visual Culture, or permission from Unit Coordinator