Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
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Digital Imaging for Contemporary Art is designed to develop an approach to digital imaging tools that aligns with the objectives of a contemporary art practice. Students will be introduced to digital imaging processes such as electronic drawing and capture, image manipulation and various approaches to output such as printing and screen-based applications. While this unit provides a practical introduction to the basic digital imaging tools and materials there is an emphasis on the creative and experimental potential of these tools and how they are utilised within a broader creative practice. Students are encouraged to develop their own creative direction alongside a critical awareness of their ideas.
On successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:
Assessment is 100% by folio at mid-semester and end of semester (20% mid-semester and 80% final folio). The folio will be comprised of works produced during the duration of the unit, and may also include student's works made independently of the unit, and a journal which will document on-going progress and research over the semester.
12 hours per week, comprising: 4 taught hours and 8 independent study hours.
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Admission to a degree program of the Faculty of Art Design & Architecture, or permission from the Unit Coordinator.