• Offered by School of Art and Design
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Rowan Conroy
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course ARTV2611
  • Offered in First Semester 2018
    Second Semester 2018
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Photography is an elective course that introduces students to skills, techniques and processes in photography. Conceptual and thematic issues are addressed, and occupational health and safety instruction is included. The course is studio-based and students primarily develop individual projects in consultation with their lecturer.

Learning Outcomes

 

  1. Demonstrate creative control of techniques, technologies and equipment used in the discipline
  2. Demonstrate the creative analysis and exploration of materials and processes
  3. Show a critical awareness of historical and theoretical contexts relevant to the course
  4. Exploit the characteristics of materials and processes in an individual and conceptually developed way
  5. Demonstrate understanding of the importance of critical, analytical and self-reflective practice
  6. Apply concepts and techniques to the development of resolved works of art
  7. Identify and develop personal topics for individual research
  8. Demonstrate adherence to OH & S requirements and procedures

Indicative Assessment

Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.

Portfolio of studio work (80%)

Studio Theory report/Journal/Studio Documentation equivalent to a 1000 word essay (20%)

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice; and b) 82 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ARTV2611

Prescribed Texts

Photography by Barbara London, Jim Stone, John Upton; Prentice Hall; 9 edition (19 April
2007) ISBN-10: 0131752014
Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Photographers by Martin Evening; Focal Press; Pap/Dvdr edition
(December 15, 2008) ISBN-10: 0240521250
Photography: A Cultural History by Mary Warner Marien; Publisher: Prentice Hall; 2nd edition
(June 12, 2006) ISBN-10: 0132219069
Zone VI workshop : the fine print in black & white photography by Fred Picker Published
Garden City, N.Y. : Amphoto, [1974]

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
3136 19 Feb 2018 26 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
8088 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person

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