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Visual Communication - Year 9 - Curriculum

This unit aims to address VCAVCDR010 area of Visual Communication Design / Levels 9 and 10 / Respond and Interpret:

Analyse and evaluate the factors that influence design decisions in a range of visual communications from different historical, social and cultural contexts, including presentations by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

  1. analysing the connections between materials, media, and methods in a visual communications in a range of historical, cultural and social contexts
  2. investigating and evaluating the use of materials, methods and media used by designers from different historical, social and cultural contexts
  3. evaluating the forms and styles of visual communication designs from different historical, social and cultural contexts
  4. evaluating the use of drawing conventions and methods by designers from different times and places at different stages of the design process
  5. analysing the effective use of materials, methods and media in communicating ideas to targeted audiences
  6. analysing and evaluating the most effective use of drawing conventions in a range of historical, social and cultural contexts

The Task

Investigate the two post war periods

Between the wars 1920-1939

Post War 1945-1960

  • Historical context
  • Cultural/Social context

Analyse examples for 

  • Design Elements
  • Design Principles

Image The Mid Century Modernist