This course investigates visual culture and how and why images are constructed to convey particular meanings. You will examine the benefits and limitations of using images to communicate by exploring how images tell stories, communicate ideas, evoke emotions and create impact. You will learn about controversial, challenging, iconic, appropriated and manipulated images and critically reflect on the use of images in contemporary culture. The course addresses image use in many contexts including art and design, advertising, mass media, historical images, information design and animation.
- Semester of offer*:
- Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
- Moreton Bay: Semester 1
- Student contribution band:
- Band 1
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* Semester of offer is subject to change.
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