A campus since 1998, the Centre for Creative Arts and Media is based in a former Redemptorist Monastery, which originally opened in 1940 to accommodate students training for the priesthood. Students graduating from our Master of Fine Arts will have developed a strong and complex profile as (media-)authors. While the arts in the local community should be the initial focus for learning, students are also aware of and interested in the arts from more distant locations and the curriculum provides opportunities to build on this curiosity. Gain experience working in fields such as visual arts, film, literature or media in both American and international contexts. The e-mail will contain instructions on how to access your account and complete your application in the VU Portal ( ). Don’t forget to fill in your specialization on VUnet: Comparative Arts and Media Studies. Despite the popularity of other moving image media today’s television, YouTube, etc.
Currently, research projects into New media art preservation are underway to improve the preservation and documentation of the fragile media arts heritage (see DOCAM – Documentation and Conservation of the Media Arts Heritage ). The Master’s Arts & Culture with a specialization in Comparative Arts and Media Studies is designed for students with an academic Bachelor’s in either art, film, TV, digital media, or (visual) cultural studies. By the end of Year 10, students analyse how social and cultural values and alternative points of view are portrayed in media artworks they make, interact with and distribute. Finally, for those majoring in other areas, there is Minor in Media Arts & Cultures available that requires only 24 ch of MAAC courses.
It is also appropriate for students pursuing broad cultural literacy, as well as for those planning to continue their education in advanced study in performing and visual arts or the humanities. Your student handbook should provide you with information and guidelines on the style your school or program requires you to use. They explore the arts of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and of the Asia region and learn that they are used for different purposes. Our students are also welcome to undertake courses from UNSW’s highly regarded Fine Arts and Design programs. This list provides broad historical contexts in which to understand the arts, media and culture.
The story of three women – a mother and her two daughters – with a serious need for speed is chronicled in the fast-paced new documentary by Michelle Bauer Carpenter, an associate professor of digital design in the College of Arts & Media (CAM). They identify and analyse the social and ethical responsibility of the makers and users of media artworks.
Web design and interactive media coursework begins with drawing and design, digital image manipulation, animation, multimedia system design, scriptwriting, sound, and video. Lead Artist: Rhonda Fenwick is responsible for the day-to-day running of the organisation, fundraising, delivering arts projects and activities. The department brings in guest media makers and visiting professors from diverse backgrounds for special lectures and workshops.