Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
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This unit investigates feminist and conceptual perspectives in relation to current painting and broader contemporary practices. Particular attention will be paid to the politics of the gaze, critique of conventions and hierachies and a critical assessment of the art historical cannon. The unit engages with a variety of subversive material and political strategies that articulate the position surrounding these ideas. Students achieve a level of technical and conceptual sophistication as well as a consideration of their works in the context of contemporary art.
On successful completion of this unit, student should be able to:
Assessment is 100% by folio at mid-semester and end of semester. 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 comprising 4 studio hours and 8 independent study hours per week
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