Performance and Technology

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Performance and Technology

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Media Studies, Music Performance, Radio/Television/Film, Telecommunications

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    39 credit points

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit examines the place of digital media in both everyday and art performances in relation to questions of technology, communication, and aesthetics in contemporary society. The time spent in class consists of approximately 60 per cent production exercise, and 40 per cent production analysis and theoretical study. Students are expected to work in groups for their production experiments. These production exercises are regarded as works in progress, and are presented publicly in the second half of the semester.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.