MEDA201 Subject Information and Outline

Welcome to MEDA201 for Autumn 2017. This entry contains information and links to relevant documents you will need for the subject. You can also find this information on the subject’s Moodle site (with subject schedule and recorded lectures accessed via ECHO360 centre). A downloadable subject outline is available at the end of this post.

Subject Description:
This subject introduces time-based Media Arts in relation to the history of avant-garde cinema, experimental film and video, and contemporary screen media. Students develop an understanding of a range of conceptual-materialist practices that expand their repertoire in screen media and emphasises on experimentation as means to imagine ‘future cinemas’. Students develop skills in relevant aspects of media arts screen production including editing, projection, installation, and working with a range of screen media platforms. Project work is developed for mixed screen and installation contexts and informed by the lecture series on history and contemporary screen media practices.

Subject Objectives/ Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:

  1. Articulate a developing critical understanding of the history and contemporary practice of experimental screen based Media Arts.
  2. Engage in experimental film, video and screen based production techniques.
  3. Produce critically engaged experimental screen media work

Subject coordinator: Jo Law
Lecturer/ Tutors: Peter Humble, Boni Cairncross

Timetable:
For current timetable information please refer to the online Subject Timetable on the Current Students webpage: http://www.uow.edu.au/student/timetables/index.html

Download 2017 MEDA201 Autumn Subject Outline as .pdf