This course is structured around projects designed to introduce a range of skills and technologies coupled with conceptual and thematic aspects. The course teaches location shooting, medium format photography, and darkroom fine printing. Students engage in a process of investigation through individual responses to various topics. A studio theory program that introduces students to aspects of the history and theory of the medium must also be completed. Workplace health and safety (WHS) instruction is an integral part of this course.
This topic-based course alternates over two years (odd and even years). In odd years, the course topic is 'Shoot, Scan + Print'. In even years, the course topic is 'Advanced Darkroom Techniques'.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Competently utilise a range of skills relevant to medium format and fine print in response to Photomedia Workshop projects
- Explore the potential of materials and processes used in medium format and fine print based projects
- Investigate the inventive application of concepts and processes relevant to the medium format and fine print mediums.
- Engage with the historical and theoretical aspects of the medium.
Students may enrol in this course more than once. This course may be taken up to two times for a maximum of 12 units of credit. This course can only be counted once towards a major or minor.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Studio Theory presentation, 5 minutes (10%) Learning Outcomes 2-4
Journal/Documentation (10%) Learning Outcomes 2-4
Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact comprising lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice (a total of 4 hours contact per teaching week)
b) 82 hours of independent studio practice
Requisite and Incompatibility
Assumed KnowledgeAn understanding of fundamental photographic concepts: camera functions, f-stops and exposure.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- 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.
Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3521||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|