Foundations of visual culture This module introduces art and visual culture theory using a wide range of texts and ideas. The module gives students wide exposure to visual discourses and includes a variety of visual culture examples e.g. artworks, advertisements. These discourses may include: exploring what visual culture is; modes of analysis; introducing terminology such as ideology and myth; dealing with selected periods from history contextually; introducing cultural icons and themes from popular visual culture.
Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
3 lectures per week
Language of tuition
Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Period of presentation
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