Essay Question: Discuss the original context and current display of the chosen work and consider how the interpretation of the work is affected by time and place. How do the materials and fabrication of the work affect its display and interpretation?
Work of choice: Ramingining artists, Djon Mundine, Bandjalung people, The Aboriginal Memorial, 1987C88. NGA 87.4420.1-200. https://searchthecollection.nga.gov.au/object?uniqueId=77568
Undergraduates Word Limit: 1000 words (excluding footnotes and bibliography)
Title can just be the artwork’s name.
Word document with 12-point text, double spaced, uploaded to Turnitin. Chicago Manual of Style footnote bibliography style required. It is expected that you will use 6-8 academic references. Only list cited references in the bibliography. Footnotes and bibliography will be required. All references must be set out according to the bibliography and notes style of the 17th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style. Please include 6-8 bibliographies and as many footnotes as possible
Should include images of objects that you write about. These may either be placed throughout the text or in a list at the end. Every figure should be numbered (eg. figure 1, figure 2 etc.) and every figure should include a caption. Captions should be formatted as close to the following as possible:
Figure x. Name(s) of Creator(s), Title of Object, place, year. Materials (if relevant), manufacture method (if relevant), dimensions in metric measurements (if relevant). Collection (if relevant), inventory number.
Figure 1. Jeroen Verhoeven, Cinderella Table, Netherlands, 2005-2006. Birch plywood, CNC cut, 80.6 x 131.5 x 100 cm. V&A Museum, W.1-2006.