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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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Self Publish, Be Happy - Bruno Ceschel; David Senior
ISBN: 9781597113441
Publication Date: 2015-11-24
An economic and cultural revolution has shaken the photobook world in the last five years: self-publishing. Operating as their own publishers, a generation of photographers have had an instrumental role in today's photobook renaissance. "Self Publish, Be Happy" offers a do-it-yourself manual and a survey of key examples of self-published success stories, as well as a self-publishing manifesto and bookmaking tips from the photobook community.

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Talking Contemporary Curating - Terry Smith
ISBN: 9780916365905
Publication Date: 2015
In Talking Contemporary Curating, Terry Smith is in conversation with 12 curators, art historians and theorists deeply immersed in reflecting upon the demands of their respective practices; the contexts of exhibition making; and the platforms through which art may be made public, including Zdenka Badovinac, Claire Bishop, Zoe Butt, Germano Celant, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Okwui Enwezor, Boris Groys, Jens Hoffmann, Mami Kataoka, Maria Lind, Hans Ulrich Obrist, and Mari Carmen Ramírez.

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Contemporary Installation Art - Li Aihong
ISBN: 9789881354143
Publication Date: 2016-03-30
Viewed as a genre of newly emerging art, installation art has endowed artists with ultimate creation freedom thanks to itsdistinctive characters of creation materials and forms. In recent years, installation works have been frequently showcased in awealth of various exhibitions, becoming an indispensably vital part in the history of contemporary art.


Kanopy Video Streaming

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 via UniKey.

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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