From aboriginal rock paintings to the work of contemporary artists who might submit themselves to plastic surgery, think critically about art in all its forms. Learn about artists and art works, understand them as products of particular social and cultural situations. Think critically, research independently, write effectively. Experience first hand the power of art and realise its importance for humans as a way of giving meaning to their world.
Careers. Advertising, critic, writer, historian, conservator, curator, film industry, gallery owner, journalist, marketing, museums.
Art and Design.
Use technology (Maya, Mudbox, Nuke, Mental Ray) to create award-winning work at the Media Design School. Or make works of art, working with a range of possible media such as painting, print, photography, sculpture, moving image, sound and performance at AUT.
Careers. Graduates in hot demand for their technical prowess and ability to play vital roles in team environments. Artist, designer, design and technology companies, manager, critic, writer, curator.