Contemporary Art Scene in Asia

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CICA A892F

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Contemporary Art Scene in Asia

CICA A892F

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Contemporary Art Scene in Asia

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This course may be included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund. Click HERE for details of eligibility.

Course Coordinator: Dr Marvin Yu, BA (FJNU); MA, PhD (City U)

Aims
This is a 5-credit postgraduate-level course. It is a core course of the Master of Arts in Creative Industries and Cultural Assets programme. The course will introduce students to a variety of contemporary art in Asia. Genres like painting, photography, sculpture, installation and media art will be discussed. Students will learn how to view contemporary art in Asia, its critical landscape, the socio-cultural background and how it integrates and transforms the art scene.

Contents
The course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to art history
  • Art movements and appreciation
  • Asian art in global contexts
  • Contemporary art scene in East Asia
  • Contemporary art scene in South Asia
  • Contemporary art scene in Southeast Asia
  • Art exhibitions and networks in Asia
  • The new trends and extended movement in Asia

Assessment
Course Assessment is based on students' performance in continuous assessment components including (1) a class presentation, (2) an essay, and (3) an analytical paper and oral presentation. These components are worth 30%, 30% and 40% of the total marks for the course respectively. Students are required to submit assignments via the Online Learning Environment (OLE).