The Activation Lab G (11157.1)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||School of Arts and Communications|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 2 MS Caren FLORANCE (Ph: +61 2 62012972 ) FLEXIBLE
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This unit will introduce key theories, methods and case studies relevant to cultural activation, including methods for contextual research, community consultation, co-design and co-production. Students will form multi-disciplinary teams to analyse a complex cultural problem and to design and implement a creative response or solution for the cultural activation of, for instance, a place, building or space, an archive or collection, or community asset or event (eg performance, festival, market, etc). Creative producers (eg digital media, writers, film producers, artists, makers and designers) will collaborate with cultural specialists from diverse backgrounds (eg heritage, museums, conservation, Indigenous and global studies). The unit will provide students with access to a real world cultural place, issue or scenario. It may include national and international field trips and partnerships, and will embed mentorship from industry and cultural leaders.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Work effectively and collaboratively in a team to develop and implement a creative response to an issue or scenario;
2. Apply and understand a range of methods and approaches to contextual research, community consultation, co-design and co-production; and
3. Demonstrate a high degree of cultural competency and sensitivity in working collaboratively and designing culturally appropriate, creative responses.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Semester 2, 2019
On-Campus Attendance is expected in Set Time Blocks (INTENSIVE)
- Assessment 1 Presentation and Participation in Module 1 and Intensive Workshop 1 (10% )
- Assessment Item 2 Annotated Bibliography and Reflection on Readings for Modules 2 and 3 (10% )
- Assessment Item 3 Presentation and Participation in Module 4 and Intensive Workshop 2. (10% )
- Assessment Item 4 Design, Implement and Evaluate a Project (70% )
- On-Campus Attendance is expected in Set Time Blocks (INTENSIVE)
- Semester 2, 2019
Three hours of a flexible seminar/workshop per week.