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NM3590 - Form and Imagination

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

In this subject students will be engaged with convergent technologies in the contemporary media arts. There will be a focus on conceptual development drawing on media arts theory and practice. Processes related to creative prototyping and proof of concept approaches will be presented along with workflows involving 2D and 3D rendering, interactive media installation and other computer aided production techniques. Students will be encouraged to produce innovative original outcomes for exhibition, event or contemporary distribution. A presentation event concludes the subject.

Learning Outcomes

  • define approaches to contemporary media arts production;
  • develop techniques to integrate contemporary media arts components;
  • demonstrate the ability to produce a proof-of-concept outcome;
  • evaluate the impact and influence of contemporary media arts.

Subject Assessment

  • Written discourse - (30%)
  • Recorded/rendered proof-of-concept creative work - (50%)
  • Workbook folio - (20%).
Prerequisites: NM2501 AND NM2570


Cairns, Study Period 2, External
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coord/Lect: Dr Russell Milledge.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours lectures - Online engagement
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.