Faculty of Arts


ARTHIST 346

Special Topic: The Body in Contemporary Art


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for ARTHIST 346.

Description

Covers diverse topics relating to the body in contemporary art including: the body as abstract expression; form and chaos; the imaginary world of puppets, automata and cyborgs; painting and performance; pain and endurance; postcolonial discourse and feminism; masculinity and athleticism; the role of photographic documentation; prosthetics and technology and the impact of the structures and logics of the internet upon bodies.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s)  Victoria Wynne-Jones

Assessment

2 essays 25% each, 50% final exam

Points

ARTHIST 346: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

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

Restrictions

ARTHIST 246


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