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Arts

FST207

Enrolment
Unit Code
Unit Title
FSA200 Complementary Study
FSA204 Professional Practice (Writing Skills)
FSD202 Artists Books and Sequential Artforms
FSD203 Narrative Illustration and Interpretative Communication
(Not Offered 2014)
FSD255 Life Drawing (Form)
FSD256 Life Drawing (Expression)
FSD257 Processes of Drawing
FSD258 Forms of Drawing
FSE211 Electronic Media 2A
FSE212 Electronic Media 2B
FSE250 Digital Imaging A
(Not Offered 2014)
FSE251 Digital Imaging B
(Not Offered 2014)
FSE253 WWW (World Wide Web) Design
FSE254 2D Animation and Compositing
FSE256 Sound
FSE258 The Moving Image
FSE260 3D Modelling and Animation
(Not Offered 2014)
FSE261 Interactive Design
(Not Offered 2014)
FSE281 Electronic Media 2C
FSE282 Electronic Media 2D
FSF202 Digital 3D Fabrication (Rapid Prototyping with CNC Routing, 3D Printing and Laser Cutting)
FSF203 Fabrication
(Not Offered 2014)
FSF211 3D Design 2 A
FSF212 3D Design 2 B
FSF281 3D Design 2 C
FSF282 3D Design 2 D
FSG211 Visual Communication 2A
FSG212 Visual Communication 2B
FSG281 Visual communication 2C
FSG282 Visual communication 2D
FSH200 Advanced Digital Photography
(Not Offered 2014)
FSH211 Photography 2A
FSH212 Photography 2B
FSH281 Photography 2C
FSH282 Photography 2D
FSP211 Painting 2A
FSP212 Painting 2B
FSP281 Painting 2C
FSP282 Painting 2D
FSR211 Printmaking 2A
FSR212 Printmaking 2B
FSR213 Printmaking Techniques
FSR281 Printmaking 2C
FSR282 Printmaking 2D
FSS208 Introduction to Installation - Temporal, Spatial and Relational Practice
(Not Offered 2014)
FSS211 Sculpture 2A
FSS212 Sculpture 2B
FSS281 Sculpture 2C
FSS282 Sculpture 2D
FST200 Art and Design Theory 2
(Not Offered 2014)
FST201 Australian Contemporary Art
(Not Offered 2014)
FST203 From Modernism to Postmodernism
FST205 Picturing the Wilderness
(Not Offered 2014)
FST206 Contemporary Craft and Design
(Not Offered 2014)
FST207 Fashioning the Body
(Not Offered 2014)
FST213 Contemporary Art of the Asia-Pacific Region
(Not Offered 2014)
FST214 Imaging the Body
FST215 Experimental Art and New Technology
(Not Offered 2014)
FST218 The Art of the Twentieth Century Avant Gardes
FSZ250 Art, Natural Environment and Technology
(Not Offered 2014)
FSZ251 Art, Natural Environment and Wilderness
(Not Offered 2014)

2013 FST207 Fashioning the Body

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   FST307

SPECIAL NOTE: May be taken as a Gender Studies unit. This unit is offered only in odd numbered years.

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
FST207 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

About Census Dates

DESCRIPTION

In contemporary Western culture, great emphasis is placed on physical appearance as a vehicle for defining who we are. For this reason it has become an important area of investigation by both social theorists and artists.

This unit focuses on the body as a site of cultural transformation, investigating the various ways in which the body has been moulded and adorned in accordance with culturally defined ideals. It covers such topics as facial decoration, hairstyling, tattooing, scarification, the slender body, the muscular body, cosmetic surgery, and male and female dress.

This unit will be taught through a series of illustrated lectures that analyse both historical and recent examples of how the body has been fashioned. While the focus is on Western culture, some reference is made to body modification practices in other cultures to provide a point of comparison. Tutorials will provide the opportunity for a more in depth focus on the issues introduced in the lectures.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT:

2,500-word essay (50%), 1,500-word tutorial paper (30%), 500 word annotated bibliography (10%), tutorial presentation (10%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 1-hr lecture, 1-hr Art Forum, 1-hr tutorial weekly (13 wks)

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - H
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq FST102 or 2 introductory HAF units

TEXTS
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: Dr L Negrin

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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