6703 271878 DAM501 Visual Culture 1

To introduce students to selected fundamental historical, theoretical, philosophical and ideological concepts and viewpoints as they relate to contemporary art, design and visual culture in Aotearoa New Zealand, the Pacific, and the Western world;
To introduce processes of research, analysis and communication and enable the discussion of ideas concerning visual culture in the context of art/design theories;
To discuss the content and meaning of Te Tiriti O Waitangi and its implications for art and design

1062 NE4818 Diploma in Arts and Media (Visual Arts and Design) 1064 NE4819 Diploma in Arts and Media (Level 6) 15.0 5 150.0 0.0

Identify key historical, theoretical, philosophical viewpoints that relate to visual art and design practices

Identify the influence of selected ideologies on contemporary visual culture, art and design practices

Analyse the form, function and content of selected art/design works in relation to their cultural contexts

Use a selected range of research skills, strategies and methodologies, present academic assignments using information from a range of sources, use terminology appropriately and present assignments to the required academic standards:
a. Effectively select relevant information;
b. Identify differing points of view;
c. Present research information clearly;
d. Express ideas in clear and concise written language;
e. Support arguments and/or ideas with examples and/or evidence;
f. Acknowledge sources of information correctly;
g. Present essays in neat and legible form

Identify aspects of culture and cultural identity in Aotearoa New Zealand and explore issues of cultural difference in relation to the Treaty of Waitangi/ te Tiriti o Waitangi

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