Feminism is of great interest to postcolonial artists and scholars. Why is this so? Discuss the relationship between feminism and postcolonialism in at least two examples from contemporary art and/or visual culture.

Course Objectives – On completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the many aspects of visual culture; defining qualities, ambiguities and their interrelations
  • Articulate major issues and developments in the field of visual culture, particularly those that impact on the discourse of contemporary art
  • Analyse the spectacle of contemporary visual art and culture – Biennials, Triennials, art fairs and art journals.
  • Trace the demise of ideology in contemporary visual art and culture; from postmodernism to post-criticism – Jeff Koons, Damien Hirst.
  • Identify hybrid conjunctions between differing genres and stylistic tropes from the many and varied aspects of contemporary visual culture.
  • Demonstrate skills to undertake research in the complementary fields of visual culture and contemporary art.

Words count- 2500

Referencing- Chicago

Reference number- 20-25 references.

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