1 x 3-hour seminar weekly
1 VISA2402 - Art History and Theory
1a 18 units of 2nd level VISA topics
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a))
Enrolment not permitted
VISA3306 has been successfully completed
Assumed knowledge
High standard of personal literacy and basic computer literacy. Design and drawing fundamentals and experience in a variety of visual media.
Topic description
In this topic the emphasis will be on students developing an informed and self-critical approach to art making. Projects will reflect current issues in local and international arts practice.
Educational aims
The aim of this topic is to:

  • provide students with the opportunity to investigate and develop their understanding and skills in a chosen media

  • provide students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of the issues and concepts in the visual arts

  • introduce students to contemporary issues in visual art
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:

  • identify issues and concepts in visual art

  • demonstrate the development of their skills in a chosen media

  • demonstrate their ability to critically analyse visual art works using informed criteria