Faculty of Arts


ARTHIST 217

Contemporary Pacific Art


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 2012

Not taught in 2012

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Caroline Vercoe

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

ARTHIST 217: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

Any 30 points at Stage I in Art History, or PACIFIC 102 and 15 points at Stage I in Pacific Studies

Restrictions

ARTHIST 317


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