Last modified: 25 Mar 2016 11:33
What is Visual Culture? Over the last
twenty years, the visual landscape has become digital, virtual, viral, and
global. A vibrant cross-section of scholars and practitioners from Art History,
Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Anthropology, and Film Studies have
responded, not only engaging contemporary image production and consumption, but
also the foundations of visual knowledge: What is an image? What is vision? How
and why do we look, gaze, and spectate? From the nomadic pathways of the
digital archive to the embodied look that looks back, this course will
introduce students to the key concepts that shape this fluid
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: Two 1,500-2,000 word essays (80%); Tutorial Assessment (20%).
Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).
Short writing assignments will be submitted and discussed in tutorial groups.