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ACI201 - Alternative Imaging

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Student must be enrolled in an Arts or Arts combined course



Unit chair:

Dan Armstrong


Must have passed 2 units from: ACI101, ACI102, ACM101, ACM102


ACI203 or ACM203

Students must be enrolled in ACI203 or ACM203 at the same time as ACM201 unless ACI203 or ACM203 has been previously completed successfully

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week


This unit extends the knowledge and learning achieved in ACI102 (formerly ACM102) and ACI101 (formerly ACM101) and compliments the skills acquired in ACI203 (formerly ACM203) by introducing a range of alternative formats and processes as well as hybrid approaches between digital and analogue imaging technologies.

Students will undertake a number of exploratory creative productions from the unit topics which includes large format analogue cameras, instant materials, primitive imaging - pinhole, toy and non-camera, analogue colour systems, stereo and panoramic imaging, etc. Students will also undertake a research paper and presentation which addresses the unit themes.


Production assignment #1 35%

Production assignment #2 35%

Research paper and presentation 1200 words 30%

Unit Fee Information

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