Visual culture studies 111

Modulekode VKK 111
Kwalifikasie Undergraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Humanities

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.

Modulekrediete 12.00
NQF Level 05
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department School of the Arts
Period of presentation Semester 1

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