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CAEL2095: Video Art

2023 unit information

This unit of study approaches video art in the broadest sense as it unites a great variety of practices regarding time based manifestations of abiding artistic concerns. Video has become a pervasive medium in contemporary art and makes an appearance in many different contexts that span from the most experimental exhibition settings all the way through to the museum. In this unit, you will undertake a studio-based approach to the production of video art works, including video installation, single channel and synchronized multichannel artworks, streaming video and video as it appears in other digital forms. The aim of the unit is to produce original artworks that forge new image worlds and innovative production methodologies. This unit will be conducted in an open studio framework including a variety of workshops, studios and digital labs.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Sydney College of the Arts

Code CAEL2095
Academic unit Sydney College of the Arts
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit point at 1000 level Studio Foundation units in the Bachelor of Visual Arts
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Produce video artworks that demonstrate an in-depth understanding of contemporary art practices, histories and theories that informs their own creative processes
  • LO2. communicate ideas creatively and effectively
  • LO3. aims to encourage students to develop a range of appropriate theoretical and practical skills in line with their own individual concerns, and to enhance student awareness of an active engagement with research.
  • LO4. investigate a wide range of image based & sound processes with technical ability

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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