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 TAD2138
This unit focuses on the representation, design, experience and interpretation of space, both in Australia and abroad. Concepts of space and place are central to any understanding of modern society and culture and are at the forefront of scholarship and thought in several disciplines. This unit considers the aesthetics, politics and ethics of a wide range of social spatial environments, discourses and environments, with a particular emphasis on the ideas of space as inclusion and space as exclusion.
On successful completion of this unit, students will:
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
Must not have passed TAD3138