Faculty of Arts


ARTHIST 317

Contemporary Pacific Art


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for ARTHIST 317.

Description

 

Focuses on work by contemporary Pacific artists, exploring the ways that they translate indigenous knowledge and urban experiences into gallery forms such as painting, installation, performance, film and video making. Themes such as migration and diaspora, language and memory, notions of homelands and return and the creation of complex cultural identities will be explored.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Caroline Vercoe

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

ARTHIST 317: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage II in Art History and 60 points passed

Restrictions

ARTHIST 217


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