Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code CAVA332
Subject Name Art, Nature and the Environment
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites 36cp at 200 level
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Report - Roundtable discussion questions and report 30% Assignment - Critical review 30% Essay - Video essay 40%
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (29-07-2019 to 21-11-2019)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2hr lecture, 1hr tutorial per week
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Lucas Ihlein
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Garry Jones
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2019

Subject Description
This subject surveys contemporary arts practices, with a focus on Australia and the Asia-Pacific in relation to the Anthropocene. There is an emphasis on reviewing current exhibitions and the use of theoretical perspectives and critical practices apropriate to recent art debates, exhibitions and studio practices.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Present coherent discussions and images of contemporary art in tutorials and seminars
2. Comprehend main directions of current art practice and theory
3. Understand key words used in contextualising and describing artworks

Textbook Information
Students will be advised of texts at the commencement of session.
Text book information is available via the UniShop website:

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