Stage 2 Visual Arts - Photography

2VAA20

Through the study of Visual Arts – Photography students develop skills in traditional photography (darkroom) and digital imaging.

Course Details

  • ATAR: Yes
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About the subject

In Visual Arts - Photography, students engage in traditional, and contemporary media and techniques. Students are encouraged to explore and represent their ideas and gain an awareness of the role that artists play in reflecting, challenging and shaping societal values. The course allows students to develop aesthetic understanding and critical awareness to appreciate and make informed evaluations of art through their engagement of their own art practice and the work of others.

Assessment

Students demonstrate evidence of their learning through the following assessment types:

School Based AssessmentWeighting
Folio 120%
Practical 1 & Practitioner’s Statement15%
Folio 220%
Practical 2 & Practitioner’s Statement15%
External Assessment
Visual Study30%

External Assessment

Visual Study

This externally assessed task involves students exploring Visual Artists and their work in order to develop and apply art skills, techniques, processes, technologies and concepts in this Visual Study..

The Visual Study is 20 x A3 pages and 2000 words or 12 minutes multimodal e.g. film study.

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