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Contemporary South African Art - ARH412S

Under Graduate Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: ARH3701, ARH3703 & ARH3704 or ARH311N & ARH313Q & ARH314R Co-requisite: ARH411R
Purpose: To enable students to understand and analyse contemporary discourse on visual culture in the South African context. Debates on the relationship between art and the South African community and the public, categorisations and definitions of art and critical methodologies are scrutinised. Conceptualism and Postmodernism form the core of this module, but with local application. Special attention is paid to the nature and orientation of exhibitions in the South African context.