AHT300

 

AHT300
Contemporary art in theory and practice 
Coordinator: Jaime Tsai
jaime.tsai@nas.edu.au


Course outline


Assessment
Essay due  MIDDAY, 12pm (ie. before the lecture) Friday June 1. 
Turnitin Login details:
Class ID:  17468884
Enrollment Password: AHT300

Exam shortlist: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT300 S1.2017 Exam shortlist.pdf

Readings and Lecture Images

Week 1: Introduction: Art of the last fifty years AND  Postmodernism in architecture
Reading: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT300Venturi.pdf
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Week 2:  The end of art and contemporary pluralism                                                                                                                                                       
Readings: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/Davies_After_the_end_of_art.pdf
http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/Leddy_The_end_of_art.pdf
Additional Reading: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT300 Wk3 Bois.pdf
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Week 3 Postcolonialism and art
Read pages 1-8 ONLY: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT300 Location of culture.pdf
Video (only 10 minutes): Bell Hooks on Rap Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xtoanes_L_g
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Week 5  : Site and space
Readings: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/Denes_Wheatfield.pdf
http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT300 Spiral Smithson.pdf
Additional Reading: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT300 Smithson sedimentation.pdf
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Week 6: Art and Feminism
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Week 7: Body and performance art 
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Week 9:      Art in the age of terror
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Week 10  :
 A multitude of images
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Week 11    The medium is the message
Readings: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT300 Video.pdf
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Week 12     Post-gender art 
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