This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to experiment with video art techniques and ideas to develop an individual style or voice.  It applies to individuals who produce video art for electronic media or physical/online display in art publications and galleries.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - develop ideas and techniques for video art through a process of research and experimentation; - produce multiple finished video art pieces or a single major work that demonstrates a command of techniques; - articulate ideas and techniques in own video art work processes, and; - review own skills, performance and creative work and identify future areas for improvement. Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - explain the role of experimentation in developing and refining ideas for video art; - describe ways to adapt, extend and combine the capabilities of a wide range of video art technologies and techniques; - identify characteristics of different materials under different treatments and describe different video art effects that can be achieved; - outline how the works of other practitioners may be used to inform individual practice; - describe sources of supply for video art resources; - outline intellectual property issues to be considered by video art practitioners, and; - describe practices and procedures for working safely and sustainably with materials, tools and equipment for producing video art.

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