Looking at Asian Arts

Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GDCV1087 AVA (3,3,0)
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What is the course about?

GDCV1087 will introduce students to comparative approaches to major themes in the arts of Asia: from gardens in Suzhou and Kyoto, to contemporary architecture in Kuala Lumpur and Shanghai, from Japanese to Korean TV drama, from the sensibility of contemporary art in Taipei and Beijing, to the narratives of Indian temples reliefs and Japanese mangas. It will also explore how arts in Asia are used to establish cultural identities, and create marketable images within a globalized context.


Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.