University of Technology Sydney

87441 VC Project: Contexts of Visual Communication

6cp; 3hpw x 12wks: 1hpw lecture (for location see Canvas), 2hpw studio (on campus)
Requisite(s): 87632 VC Design Studio: The Ethics of Image and Text AND 87222 VC Design Project: Symbols, Systems and Visual Play



In this subject, students explore a range of historical contexts from which visual communication practices have emerged. Students also identify and examine contemporary examples of practice through a series of focused research tasks. Using a critical approach, students learn how political, social and technological shifts in society have shaped their profession. They are prompted to reconsider contemporary and future practices in light of these past histories, aiming to build fairer and more inclusive societies.

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Spring session, City campus

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