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Guide to contemporary art information resources and image research at Sydney College of the Arts (SCA).
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The focus of this guide is to link art practice with art research.

 Sydney College of the Arts (SCA) Library is located at the Rozelle Campus at the University of Sydney

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Owning it: a creative's guide to copyright, contracts and the law - Sharon Givoni
Call Number: 346.94048 7
ISBN: 0987194798
Not a legal book in the usual sense, renowned Australian intellectual property lawyer Sharon Givoni explains in 'plain English' how Australian law applies to creative industries

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Harmony Korine - Eric Kohn (Editor)
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 1626740860
Publication Date: 2014-11-27
Harmony Korine: Interviews tracks filmmaker Korine’s stunning rise, fall, and rise again through his own evolving voice. Bringing together interviews collected from over two decades, this unique chronicle includes rare interviews unavailable in print for years and an extensive, new conversation recorded at the filmmaker’s home in Nashville.

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Walid Raad - Walid Raad (Contribution by); Stuart Comer; Eva Respini (Editor); Finbar Barry Flood (Contribution by)
Call Number: 700.411 22
ISBN: 9780870709739
Publication Date: 2015-10-27
Lebanese artist Walid Raad is an influential voice in art from the Middle East. Published for his first comprehensive exhibition in the US, this catalogue surveys three decades of Raad's practice in photography, video and performance. 0Beginning with his groundbreaking project The Atlas Group (1989-2004), to his recent work on the history of art in the Arab world (2007-ongoing), it offers an overview of Raad's career and features his most momentous bodies of work. Raad explores the ways we represent war and history, casting doubt on the veracity of photographic and video documentation. 0Essays by scholars place Raad's art in the context of contemporary photography and video, as well as art made in Lebanon since the 1960s; provide an overview of Raad's performance lectures; and examine Raad's most recent bodies of work made in the Islamic galleries at the Louvre and Metropolitan Museum of Art, which explore the history, collecting and display of historical and modern art and artifacts from the Arab world and Iran. A special contribution by Raad presents a fictional interview with multiple artists, curators and writers.


Kanopy Video Streaming Trial

Visual arts films, horror, arthouse, cult, festival circuit documentaries and blockbusters all under the one roof!

Kanopy is an online video streaming service for tertiary educational institutions internationally, distributing films from BBC, PBS, Media Education Foundation, Documentary Educational Resources, and many other production houses. It can be accessed by all academics and students during the trial period of 6 months.

Access Kanopy here, or you can access it from the library catalogue by searching for Kanopy.

You can search for the title of a particular film (To look for an exact title or phrase, put your search terms in quotation marks), producer, or you can browse by subject. Of particular interest to this faculty is the collection of visual art films.


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