Course Title: History/theory cultural productions III

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6073

Course Title: History/theory cultural productions III

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 108.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term1 2007,
Term1 2008

Course Contact: Kellyann Geurts

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course students will research and analyse the forms and practices of cultural productions, both contemporary and historical (from 1960 to present) and their interaction with social context to the present time.
The course will include a contemporary art lecture series relevant to students’ areas of specialisation, as well as activities requiring students to evaluate their own work and project proposal in relation to historical and contemporary practice.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

7532A History/theory cultural productions III

Learning Outcomes

1. Research key historical and social events and the forms and practices of cultural production between 1960 and the present time
2. Research, describe and critically appraise the impact of modernist, postmodernist and contemporary philosophies and theories on cultural production
3. Analyse and evaluate the effects of historical and contemporary contexts on cultural productions
4. Judge and discuss the value of cultural productions by internal and external criteria

Overview of Assessment

Research project – topics negotiated by students.