DES102 Visual Storytelling

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DES102 Visual Storytelling


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.

Other information

ADN112 or ADN512
Semester of offer: *
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
Student contribution band:
Band 1
Tuition fee:
Clinical Psych, Foreign Languages, Visual & Performing Arts:
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* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

DES102 Course Outline Semester 1, 2018 (PDF 788KB) Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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