- Code ARTV2605
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art and Design
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Visual Arts
- Areas of interest Visual Arts, Creative Arts
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Rowan Conroy
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2018
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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, analogue photography, and specific fine printing techniques in either the digital or the darkroom space, depending on the topic chosen. Students engage in a process of investigation through individual responses to various themes. 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) and is repeatable for credit. In odd years, the course topic is 'Shooting, Scanning and Digital Printing Techniques’. In even years, the course topic is ‘Shooting and 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 advanced darkroom practice and fine printing in response to Photomedia Workshop projects
- Explore the potential of materials and processes used in advanced darkroom practice and fine printing based projects.
- Investigate the inventive application of concepts and processes relevant to the advanced darkroom practice and fine printing.
- 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.
Workload130 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
Assumed KnowledgeAn understanding of fundamental photographic concepts: camera functions, f-stops and exposure.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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||19 Feb 2018||27 Feb 2018||31 Mar 2018||25 May 2018||In Person||N/A|