Joint-honours information for 2017 entry

Art and Place: Sites, Spaces and Identities

Module V4158

Module details for 2017/18.

30 credits

FHEQ Level 6

Module Outline

This module will consider how works of art and visual culture relate to the places in which they are produced and consumed, or to which they make reference. It will start by considering a variety of site-specific works, from land art to murals, and will range across other practices such as performance and conceptual art. Students will acquire frameworks to discuss how works of art engage with urban locations and the natural world, as well as the role played by cultural production in developing regional and national identities. The examples in the taught component of the module will be drawn from nineteenth and twentieth century American art, but the module will equip students to research how works of art, architecture, and visual culture relate to place from a wide variety of other contexts.

TypeTimingWeighting
PresentationSemester 2 AssessmentFri 17:0030.00%
Dissertation (6000 words)Semester 2 Assessment Week 1 Mon 16:0070.00%
Timing

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.

Weighting

Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Spring SemesterSeminar2 hours11111111111
Spring SemesterWorkshop1 hour11111111111

How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Dr Joanna Pawlik

Assess convenor, Convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/154614

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