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CAEL3022: Posters to Paste-Ups - Public Space

2024 unit information

Images made for public space have been integral to modern art. This unit looks at printmedia's role in this history, surveying agitprop graphics and subcultural poster making to examine the currency of screen-printing and digital processes in urban intervention. This will support studio research and the production of print works intended for public display.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Sydney College of the Arts

Code CAEL3022
Academic unit Sydney College of the Arts
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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12 credit points from CAEL 2000 level units or 12 credit points from CAST 2000 level units
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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CAEL2051
Assumed knowledge:
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None

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

  • LO1. understand basic design and conceptual issues surrounding the production of print artworks for public spaces
  • LO2. develop the basic technical skills needed to produce posters or other kinds of print based street artworks
  • LO3. develop an understanding of the art movements, artists and designers who have influenced poster design and other forms of public art over the past two decades
  • LO4. development of skills to help think critically about the ethical issues surrounding the use of public space as a site for art.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2024
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2023
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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