Course Description

Course Name

New Art: New Perspectives

Session: VCPS3122

Hours & Credits

24 Host University Units

Prerequisites & Language Level

FIN2027F and FIN2028S.

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


This course focuses on the way developments in technology have transformed contemporary artistic practice, theory and reception. Included here is coverage of weblogs the engage with African and global art practice, as well as artistic practice deeply involved with new forms of social networking. Students will develop advanced skills in visual analysis, critical thinking and writing about art and visual imagery, visual and textual research approaches.

DP requirements: At least 80% attendance of tutorials and satisfactory completion of 2 assignments per semester. Late essays penalised by 5% per day (including weekends).

Assessment: Semester coursework 50% and 2-hour examination 50%.

*Course content subject to change