Course Title: Abstraction

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Abstraction

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340H Art


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 1 2008

Course Coordinator: Associate Professor Kevin White

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 2517

Course Coordinator

Course Coordinator Location: Bld 2.B.9

Course Coordinator Availability: Via Appointment

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

An introduction and overview of abstraction.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

An introduction into strategies and practices in the construction of a visual abstract language.

Overview of Learning Activities

Series of talks, group tutorial. Practical work completed outside course time.

Overview of Learning Resources

Reading list provided on Course Guide

Overview of Assessment

Folio assessment at end of semester including marks for presentation to the group on an artist whose work deals with abstraction.