Visual Media (AHV1006)

15 credits

In this core module you will be introduced to ways in which different media construct contrasting visual worlds. Media may include painting, sculpture, installation, photography, film, video art, television, digital media, social networking, virtual and mixed reality. The module will help you develop the critical tools to understand these various media in different historical periods that could include pre-classical, classical, modern and contemporary art, post-war cinema and new media. You will become familiar with a range of practices and methodologies that will allow you to gain visual literacy and analyse a wide range of visual media.