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 2017

Not taught in 2017

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Caroline Vercoe

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

ARTHIST 217: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage I in Art History and 30 points passed

Restrictions

ARTHIST 317


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